SUPERMARKET CHARACTERISTICS AND OPERATING COSTS IN LOW-INCOME AREAS
Robert King (),
Ephraim Leibtag and
No 20361, 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)
Some hypothesize that poor consumers pay more for food because stores that serve them have higher costs. We assess how supermarket characteristics and operating costs differ with the percentage of sales from food stamp redemptions. Results do not support the hypothesis that costs are higher for stores serving the poor.
Keywords: Food; Security; and; Poverty (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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