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Researchers have found it difficult to estimate reliable elasticities of demand for bread. The reason for this difficulty undoubtedly has been the lack of data regarding consumption (production) levels for bread. This paper reports the results of a statistical demand analysis for bread and bread-type roll products using monthly prcduction data derived from Government and industry sources. While there are data limitations in this case also, the results shed some light on the nature of the demand for theseproducts.

Keywords: Demand elasticities ; bread

Subject(s): Demand and Price Analysis

Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety

Public Economics

Issue Date: 1971-07

Publication Type: Journal Article

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/146954 Published in: Agricultural Economics Research, Volume 23, Number 3 Page range: 58-62

Total Pages: 5

Record appears in: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) > Economic Research Service > Agricultural Economics Research





Author: Moriak, Theo F. ; Logan, Samuel H.

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/146954?ln=en







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