The Demand for Calories in Developing Countries

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Odin K. Knudsen; Pasquale L. Scandizzo;
  • Journal: American Journal of Agricultural Economics,volume 64,issue 1,pages80-86
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2307/1241175

This paper employs characteristic demand theory to estimate demand functions for calories for a set of developing countries and to investigate the potential impact of income growth, redistribution, and price changes on alleviating underconsumption of calories. The analy... View more
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