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dc.contributor.authorMa, Wanglin
dc.contributor.authorZheng, H.
dc.date.accessioned2021-06-17T03:47:09Z
dc.date.available2021-05-20en
dc.date.issued2021-05-20
dc.date.submitted2021-05-13en
dc.identifier.issn2633-9048en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10182/13925
dc.description.abstractAlthough off-farm work plays a significant role in facilitating agricultural production and rural development and improving household welfare, little is known about whether off-farm work can promote fruit and vegetable consumption in rural areas of developing countries. This paper sheds new insights by estimating the impact of off-farm work on fruit and vegetable consumption, measured by purchasing frequencies and consumption expenditures. We employ a two-stage residual inclusion estimator to address the self-selection bias and analyze data collected from 558 rural households in China. The results show that household heads’ off-farm work promotes rural households’ fruit and vegetable consumption by significantly increasing purchasing frequencies and expenditures. Further analysis confirms that household heads’ off-farm work participation, rather than all household members, plays a prominent role in promoting household fruit and vegetable consumption. We also find that farmers’ behaviours of growing fruits and vegetables appear to substitute their purchasing behaviours.en
dc.format.extent1-21 (21)en
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherOxford University Press and the EAAEP Foundation
dc.relationThe original publication is available from - Oxford University Press and the EAAEP Foundation - https://doi.org/10.1093/qopen/qoab010en
dc.relation.urihttps://doi.org/10.1093/qopen/qoab010en
dc.rights© The Author(s) 2021.
dc.rightsAttribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/en
dc.subject2SRI modelen
dc.subjectfruit consumptionen
dc.subjectoff-farm worken
dc.subjectrural Chinaen
dc.subjectvegetable consumptionen
dc.titlePromoting fruit and vegetable consumption in rural China: Does off-farm work play a role?en
dc.typeJournal Article
lu.contributor.unitLincoln University
lu.contributor.unitFaculty of Agribusiness and Commerce
lu.contributor.unitDepartment of Global Value Chains and Trade
dc.identifier.doi10.1093/qopen/qoab010en
dc.relation.isPartOfQ Openen
pubs.issue2en
pubs.notesPublished in association with the European Agricultural and Applied Economics Publications Foundation (EAAEP Foundation).en
pubs.organisational-group/LU
pubs.organisational-group/LU/Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce
pubs.organisational-group/LU/Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce/GVCT
pubs.organisational-group/LU/Research Management Office
pubs.organisational-group/LU/Research Management Office/PE20
pubs.organisational-group/LU/Research Management Office/QE18
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
pubs.volume1en
dc.identifier.eissn2633-9048en
dc.rights.licenceAttributionen
lu.identifier.orcid0000-0001-7847-8459
pubs.article-numberqoab010en
dc.subject.anzsrc2020350601 Consumer behaviouren
dc.subject.anzsrc2020350706 International businessen
dc.subject.anzsrc2020380101 Agricultural economicsen
dc.subject.anzsrc2020380113 Public economics - public choiceen


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