TAILIEUCHUNG - Effects of subsidy on food consumption pattern in rural and urban households of Western Tamil Nadu, India

The main focus of the study was to assess the impact of food subsidy on consumption of rural and urban households in Western Tamil Nadu. Almost Ideal Demand System and Household Food Consumption Function were used to study the consumption pattern of different income groups and analyse the effect of food subsidy on consumption pattern. The results of expenditure pattern had revealed that as income increased the percentage of expenditure of food commodities decreased. | Effects of subsidy on food consumption pattern in rural and urban households of Western Tamil Nadu India