Profile of Purchase of Basic Products in Rural Resettlement in Brazil: Empirical Evidences
Altivo R. A. De Almeida Cunha
Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) - Cedeplar
Cedeplar Working Paper No. 188
The habit of purchase of agricultural populations is one of the gaps of the Brazilian national statistics. This paper addresses a reference of the consumption guideline of families in rural resettlements from a survey research in rural settlements in the region of the Northwest of Minas Gerais. The data point the establishment of a standard of consumption next to the urban standards and with relevant importance to urban equipment of supplying as supermarkets. It also evidences the low degree of commercialization of the production of the seated ones in the proper settlements, placing as important question for quarrel the creation of ways of commercialization in the rural settlements.
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Number of Pages in PDF File: 18
Keywords: Rural resettlement, food consumption, household income
JEL Classification: Q18working papers series
Date posted: June 11, 2003
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