REVISITING ENGEL'S LAW: EXAMINING EXPENDITURE PATTERNS FOR FOOD AT HOME AND AWAY FROM HOME

Expenditure patterns were examined for food partitioned into food at home and away from home to test the veracity of Engel's law. The analysis employed several functional forms and a Heckman two-step methodology to account for censored-response bias. Engel's law was verified in every case.


Issue Date:
1995-09
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/27224
Published in:
Journal of Food Distribution Research Volume 26, Number 2
Page range:
1-8
Total Pages:
8




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