Consumer Demand for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in the U.S. (1960-1993) (RB 431) University of Georgia Extension Price and expenditure elasticities at the retail level between 1960 and 1993 were estimated for 11 fresh fruits and 10 fresh vegetables by employing a composite demand system approach and using annual data. Most fresh fruits and vegetables were found to respond significantly to changes in their own prices but insignificantly to changes in expenditures. The study partially incorporated the interdependent demand relationships between fresh fruits (vegetables) and all other commodities, yet effectively avoided the problems of insufficient degrees of freedom. 2017-03-28 14:57:15.887 2009-12-22 12:16:30.0 Consumer Demand for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in the U.S. (1960-1993) | Publications | UGA Extension Skip to content

Consumer Demand for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in the U.S. (1960-1993) (RB 431)

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Price and expenditure elasticities at the retail level between 1960 and 1993 were estimated for 11 fresh fruits and 10 fresh vegetables by employing a composite demand system approach and using annual data. Most fresh fruits and vegetables were found to respond significantly to changes in their own prices but insignificantly
to changes in expenditures. The study partially incorporated the interdependent demand relationships between fresh fruits (vegetables) and all other commodities, yet effectively avoided the problems of insufficient degrees of freedom.

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Published on Mar 28, 2011
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