Robinson, Sherman and Willenbockel, Dirk and Ahmed, Hashim and Dorosh, Paul (2010): Implications of food production and price shocks for household welfare in Ethiopia: a general equilibrium analysis.
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This paper examines recent movements in domestic cereal prices in Ethiopia in light of world price movements and production trends, and then uses a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model to assess the effects of various types of shocks on prices, incomes and food consumption, particularly for poor households. Several basic scenarios are considered, including the implications of drought-induced livestock and crop production shortfalls in various regions of Ethiopia, world price increases and additional food aid inflows.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Implications of food production and price shocks for household welfare in Ethiopia: a general equilibrium analysis|
|Keywords:||Food prices; drought; food aid; applied general equilibrium analysis|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O13 - Agriculture ; Natural Resources ; Energy ; Environment ; Other Primary Products
D - Microeconomics > D5 - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium > D58 - Computable and Other Applied General Equilibrium Models
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q5 - Environmental Economics > Q54 - Climate ; Natural Disasters and Their Management ; Global Warming
|Depositing User:||Dirk Willenbockel|
|Date Deposited:||19. Jun 2012 01:05|
|Last Modified:||13. Mar 2015 07:31|
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