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Feasibility of food price monitoring in rural areas : final report


Author:
Popkin, Joel., Joel Popkin and Co, and United States Department of Agriculture. Food and Consumer Service. Office of Analysis and Evaluation.
Year:
1996
Subject:
Food prices -- United States, food prices, data collection, rural areas, and United States
Abstract:
The Consumer Price Index compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics measures food price levels only in urban areas of the U.S. This report examines the cost and organizational factors that are required to establish a routine system for collection of comparable food price data in rural areas and identifies feasible alternatives.
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Consumer Service, Office of Analysis and Evaluation
Collection:
USDA publications