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A Quarterly Food-at-Home Price Database for the U.S

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  • Todd, Jessica E.
  • Mancino, Lisa
  • Leibtag, Ephraim S.
  • Tripodo, Christina

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This report provides a detailed description of the methodology used to construct ERS’s Quarterly Food-at-Home Price Database (Q-FAHPD). As the name suggest, these data provide quarterly observations on the mean price of 52 food categories for specific U.S. markets. We provide a description of the Nielsen Homescan data that was used to create this database, the methodology used to classify foods into food groups, how we determined the appropriate the level of aggregation (sub-regional markets) and our calculation of average prices for each food group. This report also contains an overview and summary of the resulting data.

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  • Todd, Jessica E. & Mancino, Lisa & Leibtag, Ephraim S. & Tripodo, Christina, 2009. "A Quarterly Food-at-Home Price Database for the U.S," 2009 Pre-Conference Workshop, August 16, 2009, Diet and Obesity: Role of Prices and Policies 53341, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
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    Nielsen Homescan; food prices; diet quality; market prices; Demand and Price Analysis; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Health Economics and Policy;

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