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Burgess (2004) Asset Redistribution Table 6: Decomposition of Land Effect on Calorie Availability Total Effect (A) x (B) + (C) (A) (B) Income Effect (A) x (B) Own-Price Effect (C) Province d lnPCCAL/ d lnPCLAND w lnPCCAL/ lnPCE lnPCE/ lnPCLAND lnPCCAL/ lnPCLAND (PCE constant) (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Sichuan 0.18 0.31 0.16 0.05 0.13 Jiangsu 0.12 0.20 0.16 0.03 0.09 Column (2) is from columns (1) and (4) of Table 5. Column is from a regression of log per capita land on log per capita expenditure which contains the same controls as Table 5. Column (5) is from columns (2) and (5) of Table 5. Finding 3: in line with Result 3 we fnd this eFFect to be positive and sig- nifcant and persist when we instrument For income – see columns (3) and (6) in Table 5 Finding 4: own price eFFect larger in poorer less developed province Finding 5: own price eFFect large relative to income eFFect – see Table 6 robustness – cross-price eFFects Finding 6: in line with Result 4 we fnd that increasing access to land has
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Unformatted text preview: a positive eFFect on Food consumption and a negative eFFect on non-Food consumption see columns (1)-(2) and (5)-(6) in Table 7 Finding 7: in line with Result 5 we fnd that increasing access to land has a positive eFFect on own produced calorie consumption and a negative eFFect on purchased calorie consumption see columns (3)-(4) and (7)-(8) in Table 7 results point to coeFfcient on land picking up own price eFFect In China important pathway through which access to land aFFects calorie consumption land does not appear to be picking up omitted wealth or political inuence eFFects Conclusions access to land not a salient political issue in high income countries but in low income countries where many households dependent on agricul-Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 92...
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