This study, first published in 1993, analyses the relationship among poverty, food insecurity and commercialization in rural China by employing agricultural household models. Data are derived from a 10,000 household subsample of the annual rural household consumption and expenditure survey.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Theoretical Insight into the Poverty, Food Security and Commercialization Nexus 3. Poverty, Food Security and Commercialization: The Chinese Context 4. The Empirical Chinese Agricultural Household Model 5. Statistical and Econometric Analysis 6. Conclusions and Policy Implications