Convergence in Food Consumption in Rural China: Evidence from Household Survey Data

Convergence in food consumption not only reflects homogenisation of preferences but may also imply nationalisation or integration of markets. This paper will (a) propose an econometric model for studying consumption convergence; (b) apply the model to a set of panel data from China; and (c) discuss various implications of modelling results.


Issue Date:
2002-02
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/174050
Total Pages:
18




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