Consumption Based Estimates of Urban Chinese Growth

WP/13/265

Consumption Based Estimates of Urban Chinese Growth
This paper estimates the household income growth rates implied by food demand in a sample of urban Chinese households in 1993–2005. Our estimates, based on Engel curves for food consumption, indicate an average per capita income growth of 6.8 percent per year in 1993–2005. This figure is slightly larger than the 5.9 percent per year obtained by... READ MORE...

Publication date: December 2013
ISBN 9781484329672
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