Welfare consequences of food prices increases: Evidence from rural Mexico

This paper presents an analysis of the welfare consequences of recent increases in food prices in Mexico using micro-level data. We estimate a QUAIDS model of demand for food, using data collected to evaluate the conditional cash transfer program Oportunidades. We show how the poor have been affecte...

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Volume: 104
Main Author: Attanasio, Orazio
Di Maro, Vincenzo
Lechene, Valérie
Phillips, David
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Elsevier B.V 01.09.2013
published in: Journal of development economics Vol. 104; pp. 136 - 151
Data of publication: September 2013
ISSN: 0304-3878
1872-6089
EISSN: 1872-6089
Discipline: Economics
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Database: Elsevier:ScienceDirect:Open Access
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