Import Demand for Disaggregated Fresh Fruits in Japan
AbstractUsing annual Japanese fresh fruit import data from 1971-1997, this study analyzes the import patterns of Japan's seven most popular fresh fruits by implementing and testing a general differential demand system that nests four alternative import demand specifications. When tested against the general system using the five-good case (bananas, grapefruits, oranges, and lemons and aggregating pineapples, berries, and grapes), the analysis rejects the AIDS and NBR specifications, but does not reject Rotterdam and CBS. When estimated using the six-good case (bananas, grapefruits, oranges, lemons, pineapples, and aggregating berries and grapes), the analysis rejects all specifications except the Rotterdam model.
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Date of creation: 2002
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Almost Ideal Demand System; consumer demand; fruit; import demand; Japan; Rotterdam model; Demand and Price Analysis; International Relations/Trade;
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- Schmitz, Troy G. & Seale, James L., Jr., 2002. "Import Demand For Disaggregated Fresh Fruits In Japan," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 34(03), December.
- C3 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables
- F1 - International Economics - - Trade
- Q0 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General
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