I comportamenti di spesa dellle famiglie italiane : 1981-87

G. Tassinari & A. Viviani
The effects of some household structural features on the relationships between total expenditure and consumption of specific goods (Engel curves) are analysed. The data are from Italian household budget surveys and relate to the years 1981 and 1987. The method is the analysis of covariance, which allows to test the hypothesis of uniqueness of total expenditure elasticities among the different kinds of household taken into account. The results show :a) geographical characters are less important...