BSEショックによる家計の食肉需要の変化  [in Japanese] Family Structure and Impacts of BSE on Consumer Meat Demand  [in Japanese]

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Abstract

The onsets of the BSE have been reported in all over the world since 1986 when the first case was reported in the U.K. Thereby, consumers came to refrain from consumption of beef. Japan is not an exception. Since when the first BSE-infected cow was confirmed in September 2001, beef demand declined rapidly and demand for other meets such as pork and chicken and fresh seafood products increased as substitute demand. We use an almost ideal (AI) demand system to examine the influence of family structure on the demand-shift caused by the BSE. Empirical result shows as follows. First, the decline in the expenditure share for the beef does not depend on the family structure. Second, on one hand, the substitute demand toward fresh seafood products in a household with a child or an elderly person is larger than that in the household without them. On the other hand, the substitute demand toward pork in a household with a child or an elderly person is smaller.

Journal

  • Journal of Household Economics

    Journal of Household Economics 26(0), 1-12, 2007

    The Japan Society of Household Economics

Codes

  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    110006436951
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AN10495701
  • Text Lang
    JPN
  • ISSN
    13417347
  • NDL Article ID
    8968756
  • NDL Source Classification
    ZD11(経済--経済学)
  • NDL Call No.
    Z3-1977
  • Data Source
    NDL  NII-ELS  J-STAGE 
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