FACTORS INFLUENCING MEAT AND FISH CONSUMPTION IN SERBIAN HOUSEHOLDS - EVIDENCE FROM SILC DATABASE

  • Mina Kovljenić, Ph.D. Student Faculty of Economics Subotica
  • Mirko Savić, PhD Department of Business Informatics and Quantitative Methods, Faculty of Economics Subotica

Abstract

Households buy food products, that vary from cheap to expensive, from healthy to unhealthy, from basic to value-added. Beside the nutritional, economic factors have a major and often decisive signifcance on a households’ ability to afford certain food products. Income, price and housing costs have a signifcant influence on the purchase of food products. Aim of this paper is to investigate factors influencing the households’ ability to afford meat or fsh in a meal every other day (or a vegetarian substitute) using data from conducted Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) in Serbia for the year 2013. This has been achieved by development and implementation of the logistic regression model.

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Published
2017-09-30
How to Cite
KOVLJENIĆ, Mina; SAVIĆ, Mirko. FACTORS INFLUENCING MEAT AND FISH CONSUMPTION IN SERBIAN HOUSEHOLDS - EVIDENCE FROM SILC DATABASE. Economics of Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 64, n. 3, p. 945-956, sep. 2017. ISSN 2334-8453. Available at: <http://ea.bg.ac.rs/index.php/EA/article/view/65>. Date accessed: 28 sep. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.5937/ekoPolj1703945K.
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