Accession Number : AD0766097
Title : Nonlinear Programming and the Food Price Index.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS UNIV AMHERST DEPT OF GENERAL BUSINESS AND FINANCE
Personal Author(s) : Balintfy,Joseph L.
Report Date : AUG 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 43
Abstract : There is a possibility that planning on both institutional and household levels will begin to utilize mathematical programming models in the future. In such applications relative food price changes induce predictable changes in the food quantities purchased. A new understanding concerning food preference functions provides the motivation for this report.
Descriptors : (*FOOD, *ECONOMICS), CONSUMPTION, NONLINEAR PROGRAMMING, QUADRATIC PROGRAMMING, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, THEORY, INDEXES
Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE