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Status Of Town And Village Housing In Iowa, Margaret G. Reid May 2017

Status Of Town And Village Housing In Iowa, Margaret G. Reid

Research Bulletin (Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station)

A survey has been made of Iowa town and village houses, their condition, facilities, gardens and yards. Information has been obtained concerning 8,798 houses, 5,081 owner and 3,506 tenant homes in 10 typical agricultural counties and 211 homes in towns where mining is important. Only towns having less than 2,500 people were included. From these facts can be pictured the status of housing and facilities such as piped water, electricity, power washing machine, of approximately 152,000 rural-nonfarm families and of farm families living in or on the edge of town or village communities.

Several facts ...


Status Of Farm Housing In Iowa, Margaret G. Reid May 2017

Status Of Farm Housing In Iowa, Margaret G. Reid

Research Bulletin (Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station)

The house is the center of family life, the meeting place of friends, and many productive activities are carried on here. The beauty, comfort, convenience, privacy and spaciousness of a house and its facilities contribute much to the joy of living and the development of people who inhabit it. The recent increased interest accorded housing is the result of a growing recognition that in order to raise the American standard of living, something must be done to improve housing.

To promote better housing it is necessary first of all to know the facts. This bulletin attempts to present certain important ...


An Analysis Of The Impacts Of Household Size And Composition On Food Expenditure In Haiti , Deepa Majumdar Jan 1988

An Analysis Of The Impacts Of Household Size And Composition On Food Expenditure In Haiti , Deepa Majumdar

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

In this study, the problem of malnutrition in Haiti is examined from a food expenditure perspective. Using data from the Haiti household consumer expenditure survey, first a tabular analysis is done to describe the food expenditure patterns. Then, the effects of household size and composition, and total expenditure on food expenditures are examined by estimating Engel relationships. Household composition is introduced in the general and specific scales, and household size effects models. Income elasticities and weights for six age-sex categories are calculated from the parameter estimates. The empirical findings are used to describe the impacts of household size and composition ...


Seminar On Consumer Preferences And Market Development For Farm Products, Center For Agricultural And Economic Adjustment, Iowa State College, Victor E. Smith, Gordon E. Bivens, Varnum D. Ludington, Lee R. Kolmer, William Kenkel, John Harp, Willard F. Mueller, John C. Ayres, Darrell D. Deane, Wilbur R. Maki, George W. Ladd Jan 1960

Seminar On Consumer Preferences And Market Development For Farm Products, Center For Agricultural And Economic Adjustment, Iowa State College, Victor E. Smith, Gordon E. Bivens, Varnum D. Ludington, Lee R. Kolmer, William Kenkel, John Harp, Willard F. Mueller, John C. Ayres, Darrell D. Deane, Wilbur R. Maki, George W. Ladd

CARD Reports

The papers in this publication are those presented in a seminar on consumer preferences and market development for farm and food products. The seminar was sponsored by the Center for Agricultural and Economic Adjustment and was held during the winter quarter of 1960. Seminar membership included mainly staff personnel of Iowa State University. Papers were presented both by staff members of the University and specialists from other research and educational institutions and organizations. The seminar met weekly and included presentation of the papers which follow and their discussion by members of the seminar. The papers were then revised and were ...


An Application Of Linear Programming To Farm And Home Planning , Harold Clyde Love Jan 1956

An Application Of Linear Programming To Farm And Home Planning , Harold Clyde Love

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Changes In Food Consumption In The United States And Certain Factors Affecting It , Calla Van Syckle Jan 1941

Changes In Food Consumption In The United States And Certain Factors Affecting It , Calla Van Syckle

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.