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PENSIONERS AND FOOD INTAKE PATTERNS IN A TRANSITION ECONOMY
Wojciech J. Florkowski,
Larry R. Beuchat,
Anna V.A. Resurreccion,
Jordan Jordanov and
Manjeet S. Chinnan
1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)
Using nationwide food consumption survey data collected in Bulgaria in 1997, this study examines how food intake patterns of the unemployed and pensioners differ from patterns of the employed. During transition, the unemployed and pensioners are particularly vulnerable to nutritional deficiencies and chronic diseases resulting from unbalanced and unhealthy diets as well as food shortage.
Keywords: transition; social welfare policy; food intake pattern; Consumer/Household Economics; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Food Security and Poverty (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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