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Distributional Comparative Statics

Martin Kaae Jensen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Welfare and Poverty. 17192 words.

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Distributional comparative statics is the study of how individual decisions and equilibrium outcomes vary with changes in the distribution of economic...

Food Expenditure and Involuntary Retirement: Resolving the Retirement-Consumption Puzzle

Garry F. Barrett and Matthew Brzozowski.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Demand and Supply of Labour. 6273 words.

International research has shown that household expenditure on nondurables significantly decreases at retirement - a finding that is inconsistent with the standard life-cycle model of...

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Obesity and Self-control: Food Consumption, Physical Activity, and Weight-loss Intention

Maoyong Fan and Yanhong Jin.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economics of Health; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Microeconomics. 8284 words.

We find that despite a stronger intention to lose weight, overweight and obese individuals in the United States are less likely to meet the federal recommendations for fruit and vegetable...

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Seasonality in local food markets and consumption: evidence from Tanzania

Jonathan Kaminski, Luc Christiaensen and Christopher L. Gilbert.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Market Structure and Pricing; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Welfare and Poverty. 9961 words.

This paper revisits the extent of seasonality in African livelihoods. It uses 19 years of monthly food prices from 20 markets and 3 waves of nationally representative household panel...