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Dietary Diversity And Rural Labor Productivity: Evidence From Pakistan

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  • Ali, Mubarik
  • Farooq, Umar
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    The relationship between rural labor productivity and food diversity was analyzed from the household consumption survey data of Pakistan. The elasticity of wage to diversity (0.77) was higher than to food expenditure (0.13). Lowering the prices of meats and fruits and vegetables will have the greatest impact on labor productivity.

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    Paper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO with number 20310.

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    Keywords: Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Labor and Human Capital;

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