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Demand for food and nutrients in developing countries

Alok Bhargava

in Food, Economics, and Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199269143
eISBN:
9780191710117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269143.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses various issues arising from the estimation of income elasticities of energy and nutrients using different types of data from developing countries. While it is reasonable to ... More


Schelling's Conjecture on Climate and Development: A Test

David Anthoff and Richard S.J. Tol

in Climate Change and Common Sense: Essays in Honour of Tom Schelling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692873
eISBN:
9780191738371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692873.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

We use the integrated assessment model FUND to compute the income elasticities of climate change impacts for different world regions over time. We find limited support for Schelling's Conjecture that ... More


Two Strategies of Postwar Tax Policy

Hiromitsu Ishi

in The Japanese Tax System

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242566
eISBN:
9780191596452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242569.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Sheds light on the strategies traditionally adopted by the Japanese government concerning tax policy during the post‐war period of 1960s and 1970s.


Food Security in Vietnam During the 1990s: The Empirical Evidence *

Vasco Molini

in Food Security: Indicators, Measurement, and the Impact of Trade Openness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236558
eISBN:
9780191717031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236558.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter finds that food security in Vietnam showed improvements that were concentrated among the richer households, although there was some improvement among the poorer strata as well. It ... More


Using the CE to Model Household Demand

Laura Blow, Valérie Lechene, and Peter Levell

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/9780226194714.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Using data from the US Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) from 1998 to 2010, we estimate a demand system for non durable goods, under different assumptions regarding the behavior of households. Thanks ... More


Behavioural Economics in Water Management: An Overview of Behavioural Economics Applications to Residential Water Demand

Ricardo Correia and Catarina Roseta-Palma

in Sustainable Consumption: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives In Honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199679355
eISBN:
9780191758423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679355.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter argues that economic analysis of household water demand, and policies to control such demand, would benefit from the insights of behavioural economics. It surveys recent literature on ... More


Income and the Importance of Substitution

George C. Davis and Elena L. Serrano

in Food and Nutrition Economics: Fundamentals for Health Sciences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199379118
eISBN:
9780190876609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379118.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 4 extends the analysis of Chapter 3 to allow for substitution possibilities between foods. It evaluates the possible changes in food consumption induced by a change in income relative to a ... More


Back to the Future with Keynes

Lee E. Ohanian

in Revisiting Keynes: Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162494
eISBN:
9780262281331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162494.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter analyzes Keynes’s essay Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren and shows that Keynes had an understanding of modern economic growth that was at least twenty-five years ahead of his ... More


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