Using Scanner Data for Food Policy Research is a practitioners’ guide to using and interpreting scanner data obtained from stores and households in policy research. It provides practical advice for using the data and interpreting their results. It helps the reader address key methodological issues such as aggregation, constructing price indices, and matching the data to nutrient values. It demonstrates some of the key econometric and statistical applications of the data, including estimating demand systems for policy simulation, analyzing effects of food access on food choices, and conducting cost-benefit analysis of food policies.
Using scanner data for food policy research
Muth, M. K., Okrent, A., Zhen, C., & Karns, S. A. (2019). Using scanner data for food policy research. (1st ed.) Elsevier Academic Press.