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Household food consumption in Turkey: a reply


  • Cuma Akbay
  • Ismet Boz
  • Wen. S. Chern


We reply to the Comment by Drichoutis et al. regarding some methodological and estimation issues arising from our paper. In particular, we compare the elasticities reported in the original paper with those obtained using estimation procedures suggested by Drichoutis et al. We find that the differences are very small. Oxford University Press and Foundation for the European Review of Agricultural Economics 2008; all rights reserved. For permissions, please email, Oxford University Press.

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  • Cuma Akbay & Ismet Boz & Wen. S. Chern, 2008. "Household food consumption in Turkey: a reply," European Review of Agricultural Economics, Foundation for the European Review of Agricultural Economics, vol. 35(1), pages 99-102, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:erevae:v:35:y:2008:i:1:p:99-102

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    1. Ole Boysen, 2016. "Food Demand Characteristics in Uganda: Estimation and Policy Relevance," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 84(2), pages 260-293, June.
    2. Hasan Tekgüç, 2012. "Separability between own food production and consumption in Turkey," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 10(3), pages 423-439, September.
    3. Kang Ernest Liu & Hung-Hao Chang & Wen S. Chern, 2011. "Examining changes in fresh fruit and vegetable consumption over time and across regions in urban China," China Agricultural Economic Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 3(3), pages 276-296, September.
    4. Musyoka, MP & Kavoi, Mutuku Muendo & Omiti, JM, 2014. "Food consumption patterns and distributional welfare impact of import tariff reduction on cereals in Kenya," African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, African Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 9(3), August.

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