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Unformatted text preview: x . Allows us to graph out calorie elasticities. Look for two things (i) is there a decline in elasticity with increasing income (ii) are calorie elasticity estimates signicantly different from zero, in par-ticular for the poor. Calculate the condence intervals to check this. Parametric Estimates In addition to expenditure, calorie availability is likely to depend on other factors, e.g., household composition. As children are likely to consume less than adults, we would expect to observe lower calorie availability in households with a greater proportion of children after controlling for household size. Another important determinant of calorie intakes is occupation . Other things being equal, we can expect to observe higher intakes in households, where Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 199...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course ECO 307 taught by Professor Dublin during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '10