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Demand and Supply Structure for Food in Asia
Department of Applied Informatics, School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University, Sanda, Hyogo, 669-1337, Japan
Received: 6 December 2010; in revised form: 17 January 2011 / Accepted: 19 January 2011 / Published: 31 January 2011
Abstract: In the late 1990s, the author conducted research entitled “Modeling the demand and supply structure for food in Asia”. The research was based on a system dynamics method and, using time series datasets up to 1998 to estimate the parameters, tried to figure out the demand and supply structure for food until the year 2010. In this paper, the author introduces an overall research structure and compares previous study results with the latest statistical data provided by the Food and Agricultural Organization, United Nations (FAO).
Keywords: food demand and supply structure; economic development
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Matsumura, K. Demand and Supply Structure for Food in Asia. Sustainability 2011, 3, 363-395.
Matsumura K. Demand and Supply Structure for Food in Asia. Sustainability. 2011; 3(2):363-395.
Matsumura, Kanichiro. 2011. "Demand and Supply Structure for Food in Asia." Sustainability 3, no. 2: 363-395.