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Food Price Volatility and Its Implications for Food Security and Policy

Kalkuhl, Matthias and von Braun, Joachim and Torero, Maximo (2016): Food Price Volatility and Its Implications for Food Security and Policy. Published in:

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Abstract

This book provides fresh insights into concepts, methods and new research findings on the causes of excessive food price volatility. It also discusses the implications for food security and policy responses to mitigate excessive volatility. The approaches applied by the contributors range from on-the-ground surveys, to panel econometrics and innovative high-frequency time series analysis as well as computational economics methods. It offers policy analysts and decision-makers guidance on dealing with extreme volatility.

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