Peeters, Marga and Strahilov, Kiril (2008): Macro-economic policy reactions to soaring food prices in Mediterranean countries, Russia, the CIS and the GCC.
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The aim of this study is to analyse the price developments and to compare national macroeconomic policies in response to the consumer prices that started to soar in 2007 across the European Neighbourhood Policy countries, the other arcelona countries2, Russia, the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and the euro area. The analyses focus primarily on ag-flation, but we analyse also the capital inflows in view of income levels in the EU's neighbour countries. The analyses unambiguously show that food inflation was pushing up total inflation, even despite the provision of food subsidies by national authorities.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Macro-economic policy reactions to soaring food prices in Mediterranean countries, Russia, the CIS and the GCC|
|Keywords:||food inflation; macroeconomic policies; subsidies; biofuel;|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E31 - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E6 - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook
|Depositing User:||Marga (H.M.M.) Peeters|
|Date Deposited:||13. Jul 2010 12:27|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 15:20|
European Commission, 2008, European Neighbourhood Policy: Economic Review of EU Neighbour countries, Occasional Paper no 40