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Impact of Income Growth and Economic Reform on Nutrition Availability in Urban China: 1986-2000

Meng, Xin; Wang, Youjuan; Gong, Xiaodong


A study was conducted to analyze the change in calorie demand elasticity during a period of fast economic growth and significant institutional reforms in China. The study used the data from the Urban Household Income and Expenditure Surveys (UHIES), conducted by National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The study mapped out the nutrition availability of the urban population over the fast economic growth period of 1986-2000. The article also stated that despite rapid income growth the average...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Economic Development and Cultural Change
DOI: 10.1086/592838


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