Convergence in food consumption in Rural China: Evidence from household survey data
Convergence in food consumption not only reflects homogenisation of preferences but may also imply nationalisation or integration of markets. This paper will (a) propose an econometric model for studying consumption convergence; (b) apply the model to a set of panel data from China; and (c) discuss various implications of modelling results.
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