Report No. 575
System for the
DEVELOPING AN INTEGRATED INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR THE FOOD SECTOR.
Manchester, Commodity Economics Division, Economic Research Service, U.S.
Department of Agriculture. Agricultural Economic Report No. 575.
An information system for the food sector which integrates measures of prices,
quantities, and values provides more information about many developments in
the food sector than a system that separately measures prices, quantities, or
values. The author has developed such an integrated information system. His
system allows greater understanding of the sources of food, outlets, food
purchasers, and productivity in food marketing.
Keywords: Food expenditures, food sales, food prices.
Washington, DC 20005-4788
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