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- Clements, Kenneth W, et al. Show all 2 Author
- American journal of agricultural economics 2018 v.100 no.1 pp. 1-22
- World Bank; diet; food consumption; income; prices
- ... Increasing income brings about a decline in the relative importance of food consumption, a wider spread of spending patterns, and a demand for higher-quality goods. Using an index-number approach, this article analyzes these three closely-related tendencies. Stripping out the impact of prices from the dispersion of food expenditures gives a volume-based measure of diet diversity that is relevant f ...
- Clements, Kenneth W., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Australian journal of agricultural and resource economics 1991 v.35 no.2 pp. 209-231
- beers; economics; wines; Australia
- ... In this paper is presented an analysis of the consumption patterns of beer, wine and spirits for Australia using data for the period 1955/56â1985/86. The validity of the demand theory hypotheses demand homogeneity and Slutsky symmetry has been tested using recently developed distribution? free procedures. The findings were that (i) beer and wine were necessities and spirits a strong luxury; (ii) ...