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Traditional And Nontraditional Determinants Of Household Expenditures On Selected Fruits And Vegetables

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  • Price, David W.
  • Price, Dorothy Z.
  • West, Donald A.
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    Nontraditional variables such as liquid assets, households management style, and psychological levels influence both the type and variety of fruits and vegetables served by Washington households. Among traditional variables, household size, education levels, and geographic area within Washington State are relatively important factors. Income and occupation are relatively weak as explanatory variables. The liquid asset levels consume a larger amount and a greater variety of fruits and vegetables.

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    Article provided by Western Agricultural Economics Association in its journal Western Journal of Agricultural Economics.

    Volume (Year): 05 (1980)
    Issue (Month): 01 (July)

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    Handle: RePEc:ags:wjagec:32525
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    1. Jean Crockett, 1964. "Income and Asset Effects on Consumption: Aggregate and Cross Section," NBER Chapters,in: Models of Income Determination, pages 97-136 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Donald A. West & David W. Price, 1976. "The Effects of Income, Assets, Food Programs, and Household Size on Food Consumption," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 58(4_Part_1), pages 725-730.
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