Economic Research Report No. (ERR-220) 46 pp
Food Insecurity Measures: Experience-Based Versus Nutrition-Based Evidence From India, Bangladesh, and Ethiopia
Using survey questions, this report analyzes how well two common measures of food insecurity identify food-insecure households: an objective nutrition measure based on reported calorie consumption and a measure based on the household's perceived level of food security. With a growing preference for the experiential measure, it is important to evaluate its comparative effectiveness.
Keywords: food security, food insecurity, food-insecure, India, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, calorie consumption, households, experience-based, nutrition-based
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