Food Insecurity Measures: Experience-Based Versus Nutrition-Based Evidence From India, Bangladesh, and Ethiopia
- Food Insecurity Measures: Experience-Based Versus Nutrition-Based Evidence From India, Bangladesh, and Ethiopia
- Nzinga Broussard; Sharad T; on
- USDA's Economic Research Service
- Washington, DC, USA
- 46 pp
- Using survey questions, this report analyzes how well two common measures of food insecurity identify food-insecure households: an objective nutrition measure based on reported calorie consumption and a measure based on the household's perceived level of food security. With a growing preference for the experiential measure, it is important to evaluate its comparative effectiveness.