The Effect of Refrigerator Use on Meat Consumption in Rural China

Refrigerator ownership in rural China increased from 14% to 45% over the period 2001-2010.We test the impact on demand for food, particularly meat, using fixed-effect and demand system approaches based on provincial data. Results suggest that rising refrigerator ownership had a negative effect on rural at-home meat demand.


Issue Date:
2013-01
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/142931
JEL Codes:
Q11; Q18




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