U.S. Food Expenditures Away From Home by Type of Meal
AbstractIn the 1992-93 period, nearly 40 percent of households in the United States purchased breakfast away from home and about 75 percent purchased lunch or dinner during a two-week span. Using a double-hurdle model in this study, the authors report that the wife's employment has a positive effect on the probability and level of lunch and dinner expenditures. Income also has a statistically significant and positive effect.
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- Jensen, Helen H. & Yen, Steven, 1996. "U.S. Food Expenditures Away from Home by Type of Meal," Staff General Research Papers 922, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
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