India Edible Oil Consumption: A Censored Incomplete Demand Approach

A Censored Incomplete Demand System is applied to household expenditures for edible oil in India. The results show that edible peanut oil is still a luxury good in India, whereas expenditure elasticities for other edible oils are relatively low. The food habit, location, education of household heads, and other demographic variables have significant effects on the choice of edible oils.


Issue Date:
2008-12
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/47261
Published in:
Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Volume 40, Number 3
Page range:
821-835
Total Pages:
15
JEL Codes:
C21; D1; Q11




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