SUPERMARKET CHARACTERISTICS AND OPERATING COSTS IN LOW-INCOME AREAS

Some hypothesize that poor consumers pay more for food because stores that serve them have higher costs. We assess how supermarket characteristics and operating costs differ with the percentage of sales from food stamp redemptions. Results do not support the hypothesis that costs are higher for stores serving the poor.


Issue Date:
2004
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20361
Total Pages:
26
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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