Household food consumption in Turkey: A comment

Andreas C. Drichoutis, Stathis Klonaris, Panagiotis Lazaridis, Rodolfo M. Nayga, Jr

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We comment on a recent important article by Akbay et al. and discuss some methodological and estimation issues arising from their paper. We then suggest alternative procedures that may help improve their estimates and thereby enhance their usefulness as a basis for food policy and marketing decisions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-98
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Review of Agricultural Economics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Mar 1
Externally publishedYes



  • Adding-up
  • Almost ideal demand system
  • Censored models
  • Quality adjustment
  • Two-step estimation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Economics and Econometrics

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Drichoutis, A. C., Klonaris, S., Lazaridis, P., & Nayga, Jr, R. M. (2008). Household food consumption in Turkey: A comment. European Review of Agricultural Economics, 35(1), 93-98.