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The cost of meals and budgeting

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622334
eISBN:
9780191723643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a discussion of how to find out about the cost of food to help families budget their food expenses. It then considers the cost of nutrients, talking to families about ... More


The Potential Use of In-Home Scanner Technology for Budget Surveys

Andrew Leicester

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

We consider that role in-home barcode scanner data could play in national budget surveys. We make detailed comparisons of food and drink expenditures in two British datasets: the Living Costs and ... More


Labor Shortages, Mechanization, and Food Costs

Philip Martin

in Importing Poverty?: Immigration and the Changing Face of Rural America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139174
eISBN:
9780300156003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139174.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter addresses the farm labor shortages, mechanization, and food costs. It explains different pictures of demand adjustments envisioned by economists and farmers and describes how ... More


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