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			: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Excerpt : Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/CPVIEAEX.073

ISBN: CPVIEAEX

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Balance of trade, Central banking, Central banks, Civil society, Commodities, Commodity price shocks, Commodity prices, Consumption, Credit

In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food...

Inflation Pressures and Monetary Policy Options in Emerging and Developing Countries-A Cross Regional Perspective

Inflation Pressures and Monetary Policy Options in Emerging and Developing Countries-A Cross Regional Perspective »

Source: Inflation Pressures and Monetary Policy Options in Emerging and Developing Countries-A Cross Regional Perspective

Volume/Issue: 2009/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Inci Ötker , David Vávra , Francisco Vazquez , Luis Jácome , Karl Habermeier , Kotaro Ishi , Alessandro Giustiniani , and Turgut Kisinbay

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2009

ISBN: 9781451871487

Keywords: oil price shocks, food price shocks, policy responses, central bank, aggregate demand,

This paper analyzes the monetary policy response to rising inflation in emerging and developing countries associated with the food and oil price shocks in 2007 and the first half of 2008. It reviews inflation devel...

Are Foreign Aid and Remittance Inflows a Hedge Against Food Price Shocks?1

Are Foreign Aid and Remittance Inflows a Hedge Against Food Price Shocks?1 »

Source: Are Foreign Aid and Remittance Inflows a Hedge Against Food Price Shocks?

Volume/Issue: 2012/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781463938444

Keywords: food price shocks, vulnerability, food price, remittance, remittance inflows, food imports, International Factor Movements and International Business: General, Saving,

This paper explores the role of foreign aid and remittance inflows in the mitigation of the effects of food price shocks. Using a large sample of developing countries and mobilising dynamic panel data specification...

Global Food Price Inflation and Policy Responses in Central Asia

Global Food Price Inflation and Policy Responses in Central Asia »

Source: Global Food Price Inflation and Policy Responses in Central Asia

Volume/Issue: 2012/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502497

Keywords: central bank, monetary fund, price stability, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation, Kyrgyzstan, Food Price Shocks, Policy Responses,

This paper examines the implications of elevated global food prices for inflation in select Central Asian economies - Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. The findings suggest that global fo...

Imported Food Price Shocks and Socio-Political Instability: Do Fiscal Policy and Remittances Matter?1

Imported Food Price Shocks and Socio-Political Instability: Do Fiscal Policy and Remittances Matter?1 »

Source: Imported Food Price Shocks and Socio-Political Instability: Do Fiscal Policy and Remittances Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2020/248

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carine Meyimdjui

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 November 2020

ISBN: 9781513561219

Keywords: Commodity price shocks, Remittances, Fiscal policy, Expenditure, Government consumption, import food price shocks, political instability, fiscal policy., WP, food price shock

Using a panel of 101 low- and middle-income countries with data covering the period 1980-2012, this paper applies various econometric approaches that deal with endogeneity issues to assess the impact of food price...

Food Price Shocks and Household Consumption in Developing Countries: The Role of Fiscal Policy

Food Price Shocks and Household Consumption in Developing Countries: The Role of Fiscal Policy »

Source: Food Price Shocks and Household Consumption in Developing Countries: The Role of Fiscal Policy

Volume/Issue: 2021/012

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carine Meyimdjui , and Jean-Louis Combes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 2021

ISBN: 9781513566887

Keywords: Household consumption, Commodity price shocks, Government consumption, Exchange rate arrangements, Expenditure, Import Food Price Shocks, Fiscal Policy., WP, government consumption expenditure, government transfer

This paper studies whether fiscal policy plays a stabilizing role in the context of import food price shocks. More precisely, the paper assesses whether fiscal policy dampens the adverse effect of import food price...

The Balance of Payments Impact of the Food and Fuel Price Shocks on Low-Income African Countries

The Balance of Payments Impact of the Food and Fuel Price Shocks on Low-Income African Countries »

Source: The Balance of Payments Impact of the Food and Fuel Price Shocks on Low-Income African Countries : A Country-by-Country Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2008/036

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 June 2008

ISBN: 9781498334457

Keywords: Africa, Balance of payments, External shocks, Financial crisis, Food imports, Oil prices, Terms of trade, Economic growth, Economic recovery, Commodity prices

This note discusses the implications of the price shocks for the balance of payments of low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The response by bilateral donors and multilateral institutions will, in practice,...

On the First-Round Effects of International Food Price Shocks

On the First-Round Effects of International Food Price Shocks »

Source: On the First-Round Effects of International Food Price Shocks : the Role of the Asset Market Structure

Volume/Issue: 2015/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rafael Portillo , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498333092

Keywords: Food Price Shocks, First-Round Effects, New-Keynesian Models, Asset Market Structure, food, price, market, prices, inflation, General

We develop a tractable small open-economy model to study the first-round effects of international food price shocks in developing countries. We define first-round effects as changes in headline inflation that, hold...

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso »

Source: Burkina Faso : Policies to Protect the Poor From the Impact of Food and Energy Price Increases

Volume/Issue: 2011/202

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Isabell Adenauer , and Javier Arze del Granado

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2011

ISBN: 9781463902117

Keywords: fuel price subsidies, food price shock, conditional cash transfer system, cash transfer, subsidies, conditional cash transfer, subsidy, cash transfers, Taxation, and Revenue: General

This paper assesses the effectiveness of policies taken by the Burkinabè authorities to protect the poor from the adverse impact of a combined food and oil price shock in 2008. Estimates of the impact based on hous...

Niger - 2010 Assessment Letter for the European Union and African Development Bank

Niger - 2010 Assessment Letter for the European Union and African Development Bank »

Source: Niger - 2010 Assessment Letter for the European Union and African Development Bank

Volume/Issue: 2010/071

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 August 2010

ISBN: 9781498336987

Keywords: African Development Bank, Assessment letters, Budgets, Economic growth, Emergency assistance, European Economic and Monetary Union, External shocks, Financial management, Fiscal policy, Food production

Niger's macroeconomic performance and policies through end-January 2010 were assessed in the IMF Country Report No. 10/146, issued following the completion of the third program review under the arrangement under th...