2 edition of Income and quality elasticities in Mexico found in the catalog.
Income and quality elasticities in Mexico
A. P. Huyser
by Netherlands School of Economics, Econometric Institute] in [Rotterdam
Written in English
Bibliography: leaves 48-49.
|Statement||by A. P. Huyser and W. H. Somermeyer.|
|Series||Netherlands School of Economics. Econometric Institute. Report 7108|
|Contributions||Somermeyer, W. H., joint author.|
|LC Classifications||HD6996 .H88|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||49|
|LC Control Number||73159870|
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Get this from a library. Efficiency and equity of a marginal tax reform: income, quality, and price elasticities for Mexico. [Alessandro Nicita; World Bank. Development Research Group. Trade.]. For fruits other than bananas, the urban income elasticities vary from for the lowest income group to for the highest: a difference but much less marked than the one for rice.
For bananas the respective elasticities are for the lowest urban stratum and for the highest, again showing a smaller variation than in the case of rice. Get this from a library. Efficiency and equity of a marginal tax reform: income, quality, and price elasticities for Mexico.
[Alessandro Nicita; World Bank.] -- Nicita investigates the effects of a marginal tax reform on household welfare in Mexico.
He estimates the extent to which Mexican households react to changes in prices, and uses the estimates to. Brueckner and Rosenthal () and Glaeser et al. () both run a series of regressions that help to confirm the effect of each mechanism discussed above on spatial variation in neighborhood economic status.
Select results from the two papers are reproduced in Table where estimates in columns 1 and 2 are drawn from Brueckner and Rosenthal () and estimates in columns 3 and 4 are.
Downloadable. The author investigates the effects of a marginal tax reform on household welfare in Mexico. He estimates the extent to which Mexican households react to changes in prices, and uses the estimates to simulate changes in social welfare resulting from marginal tax reform.
Results indicate that poorer households tend to have significantly larger income and price elasticities. Efficiency and equity of a marginal tax reform - income, quality, and price elasticities for Mexico Article (PDF Available) May with 42 Reads How we measure 'reads'.
For instance, Skoufias et al. () estimate income elasticity for various macro-and micronutrients in rural Mexico and find mixed results. They obtain positive income elasticities for fat but.
The average calorie-income elasticity for the elasticity observations iswith a standard deviation of This evidences a relatively large variation of calorie-income elasticities in the current literature.
The majority of studies focus on Asia and Africa and the average calorie-income elasticities are andby: Ornstein S.I., Levy D. () Price and Income Elasticities of Demand for Alcoholic Beverages. In: Galanter M. et al. (eds) Genetics Behavioral Treatment Social Mediators and Prevention Current Concepts in by: Giffen goods are very basic products which low-income households rely on.
Examples of Giffen goods are rice in China, bread in Europe and North America, and tortillas in Mexico. If the price of tortillas rises in Mexico, poor people will cut back on more expensive foods. They will reduce their meat consumption and consume more : Christian Nordqvist.
$20, income, price elasticity: b.) Also, calculate the price elasticity of demand when the average tourist income is $30, $30, income, price elasticity: c.) Calculate the income elasticity of demand when the price of a T‑shirt is $4, and the average tourist income increases from $20, to $30, $4 price, income elasticity: d.).
Note: These estimates intended to be illustrative and are based on earnings persistence (elasticities) between fathers and sons and the current level of household incomes of the bottom decile and the mean, assuming constant elasticities.
Low-income family is defined as the first income decile, i.e. the bottom 10% of the population. Downloadable. The relationship between nutrient intake and wealth of poor households continues to be an issue of huge policy relevance.
In this paper, we contribute to the ongoing debate on the nutrient-income elasticity using a sample of ultra-poor households with orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in Kenya. To estimate the nutrient-income elasticity for these households, we employ panel Author: Hamidou Jawara, Rainer Thiele.
The price and output elasticities of energy demand continue to be of interest to academia and policy institutions, having been estimated in previous studies. However, the estimated results show some inconsistencies, especially at the sectoral level, across countries.
Based on our conjecture that those inconsistencies are mainly due to the effect of contingent energy intensities and partially Cited by: 2. those designations appear in this book, and the publisher was aware of a trademark claim, the designations have been printed in initial caps or all caps.
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Goodman, Miron Stano.—7th ed. In his book Food, economics and health, Alok Bhargava, a professor of economics at the University of Houston, provides a thoughtful overview of the determinants of food consumption and their implications on health and economic outcomes.
Bhargava highlights the need for a multidisciplinary approach to understand the pathways linking the effects. 3 Marquez () questioned the usefulness of the log-linear model of trade since the elasticities of trade to income varied as trade openness modified the domestic/foreign composition of expenditure.
In our model, the elas-ticity of imports to demand is stable because our adjusted demand measure reflects these composition adjustments. Principles of Microeconomics an Open Textby Douglas Curtis and Ian Irvine Base Text Revision History Current Revision: Version — RevisionB Edits and revisions have been completedby the authors togetherwith the editorial staff at Lyryx Learning.
All new content (text and images) is released under the same license as noted above. BFile Size: 2MB. One study focusing on milk demand showed that demand was more price elastic in low-income populations ( versus ), and a study on fast food depicted a large difference as well ( versus ).
34,35 However, 3 studies including estimates for a broader group of foods reported essentially no difference, with average elasticities of Cited by: *Suppose the government imposes a tax of 10% on the first $40, of income, and 20% on all income above $40, What is the tax liability and the marginal tax rate for a person whose income is $30,?.
Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico Jonathan Zinman, Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico, The Review of Economic Studies, Vol Issue 4 Borrowers tend to lack the income and/or collateral Cited by: Over the past few years, there has been a renewed interest on inequality.
At the global level, there has been an increase in the concentration of income and wealth with a number of economic, social, and environmental consequences. In this article, I study the relationship between different forms of inequality (namely, income, wealth, and land concentration), agricultural intensification, and Cited by: 5.As expected, Figures a and b show that investment is much more volatile than consumption in two rich countries (the UK and the US) and two middle-income countries (Mexico and South Africa).
The upward and downward spikes in the red series for investment are larger than those for the green series for consumption.