The Almost Ideal Demand System: A Comparison and Application to Food Groups Report as inadecuate




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This article presents estimates of the almost Ideal demand system (AIDS) for four food groups_and compares these estimates WI~h the AIDS' own linear approximate version and the linear expenditure system The AIDS IS indirectly nonadditive and has several desirable properties, making it a Viable demand system for analyzing food commodities Its linear approximate version IS a good first-order approximation to the complete system and IS easy to estimate

Keywords: Demand ; systems ; food groups

Subject(s): Demand and Price Analysis

Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety

Issue Date: 1983-07

Publication Type: Journal Article

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/148990 Published in: Agricultural Economics Research, Volume 35, Number 3 Page range: 1-10

Total Pages: 10

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





Author: Blanciforti, Laura Ann ; Green, Richard

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/148990?ln=en







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