Loening, Josef L. and Ianchovichina, Elena (2011): Middle East and North African countries' vulnerability to commodity price increases. Published in: World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region , Vol. Facing, No. Regional Economic Update (May 2011): pp. 17-22.
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New estimates of pass-through coefficients for the Middle East and North Africa indicate that a rise of global food prices is transmitted to a significant degree into domestic food prices. Over the past decade, transmission from international to domestic prices has been particularly high for Egypt, Iraq, Djibouti, United Arab Emirates and West Bank and Gaza, while being particularly low in Tunisia and Algeria. Where international food price increases translate into domestic prices, overall inflation tends to be higher.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Middle East and North African countries' vulnerability to commodity price increases|
|Keywords:||Price transmission, inflation, food prices, Middle East and North Africa|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O2 - Development Planning and Policy > O23 - Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E31 - Price Level ; Inflation ; Deflation
N - Economic History > N1 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics ; Industrial Structure ; Growth ; Fluctuations > N15 - Asia including Middle East
N - Economic History > N1 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics ; Industrial Structure ; Growth ; Fluctuations > N17 - Africa ; Oceania
|Depositing User:||Josef Loening|
|Date Deposited:||16. Sep 2011 10:20|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 15:10|
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