Agricultural Information Bulletin No. (AIB-747) 6 pp
Current Issues in Economics of Food Markets
These reports synthesize economic analyses of the complex relationships in food markets of interest to officials responsible for public policy, decisionmakers in the industry, and researchers. Topics addressed so far include the economizing practices of low-income households in making food purchases, the increasing vertical coordination and integration of the industry, the link between consolidation of retailers and orange juice prices, the effects of a higher minimum wage on food prices, how taxes affect food markets, and lessons learned from the use of rbST in dairy production.
Keywords: food markets, minimum wage, taxes, vertical coordination, consumer biotechnology, low-income households, food purchasing behavior, orange juice, rbST, food retailer consolidation
In this publication...
- Entire Report
- AIB-747-08--Taxing Snack Foods: What to Expect for Diet and Tax Revenues
- AIB-747-07--Exploring Food Purchase Behavior of Low-Income Households: How Do They Economize?
- AIB-747-06--Consolidated Markets, Brand Competition, and Orange Juice Prices
- AIB-747-05--A Comparison of Vertical Coordination in the U.S. Poultry, Egg, and Pork Industries
- AIB-747-04--How Do Taxes Affect Food Markets?
- AIB-747-03--How Much Would Increasing the Minimum Wage Affect Food Prices?
- AIB-747-02--Price and Quality of Pork and Broiler Products: What's the Role of Vertical Coordination?