food prices

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This study examines the response of global aggregate acreage of selected crops to international prices and price variability. Applying up-to-date panel data econometric techniques, the study addresses whether the recent rise in international food...

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Domestic policies in Nigeria have been linked to high, volatile, and rising food prices in the country. In light of these linkages, this paper empirically examines the transmission of key monetary...

- Jean-Louis Combes, Christian Hubert Ebeke, Sabine Mireille Ntsama Etoundi, and Thierry Urbain Yogo

This paper explores the role of remittances and foreign aid inflows during food price shocks. The results yield four findings. First, low income countries and the Sub-Saharan African region are the most vulnerable to food price shocks. Second,...

- Derek D. Heady

Standard microeconomic methods consistently suggest that, in the short run, higher food prices increase poverty in developing countries. In contrast, macroeconomic models that allow for an agricultural supply response and consequent wage...

- Xinshen Diao, Adam Kennedy, Athur Mabiso, and Angga Pradesha

In recent years, the government of Tanzania, like other governments in Africa south of the Sahara, has periodically banned the export of staple crops (maize) in an attempt to ensure the domestic food supply and protect its citizens from...

- Bjorn Van Campenhout, Karl Pauw, and Nicholas Minot

In developing countries, all too often policies formulated in response to high food prices are inspired by ideology instead of evidence-based policy research. We look at the immediate effects of these shocks faced by households in Uganda on their...

- Nicholas Minot, Reno Dewina

In the wake of the global food crisis of 2007-08 and additional price spikes since then, greater attention has been given to the welfare impact of food price increases in developing countries. The standard approach in this type of analysis,...

- Nicholas Minot

The food price crisis of 2007–2008 and recent resurgence of food prices have focused increasing attention on the causes and consequences of food price volatility in international food markets and the developing world, particularly in Africa...

9 Apr, 2012 - Nicholas Minot

The video is from a presentation made by Dr. Nicholas Minot at the AGRODEP Workshop on Food Prices and Price Volatility held on June 6-7 2011, in Dakar, Senegal. In this presentation, ...

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