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Global Monitoring Report
			: Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals:  Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals

Global Monitoring Report : Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals: Food Prices, Nutrition, and the Millennium Development Goals »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Develop

Publication Date: 25 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821394519.019

ISBN: 9780821394519

Keywords: food prices, food security, undernutrition, inflation, food consumption

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Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

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

Series: Books

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Catherine Pattillo , Marc Quintyn , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616353797.071

ISBN: 9781616353797

Keywords: hedging, fiscal policy, inflation, terms of trade, food prices

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...

Excerpt: Taming Indian Inflation

Excerpt: Taming Indian Inflation »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2016

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

ISBN: TIIEAEX

Keywords: Price indexes, Supply and demand, Financial statistics, Demand elasticity, Development, Economic conditions, Economic theory, support price, nonfood, food expenditure

This book analyzes various facets of Indian inflation and their implications for the conduct of monetary policy. Indeed, several chapters are devoted to analyzing and managing food inflation, given the very importa...

Taming Indian Inflation

Taming Indian Inflation »

Series: Books

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Rahul Anand

Publisher: Rawat Publications

Publication Date: 25 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513541259.071

ISBN: 9781513541259

Keywords: Inflation, Inflation persistence, Inflation targeting implementation, food, prices, demand, monetary policy

High and persistent inflation has presented serious macroeconomic challenges in India in recent years, increasing the country's domestic and external vulnerabilities. A number of factors underpin India's high infla...

Excerpt
			: 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...

The Uruguay Round and Net Food Importers

The Uruguay Round and Net Food Importers »

Source: The Uruguay Round and Net Food Importers

Volume/Issue: 1995/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Uwe Eiteljörge , and Clinton Shiells

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781451926958

Keywords: food imports, food aid, food prices, food import, round agreement

This paper attempts to assess the incremental external financing requirements occasioned by changes in world food prices, due to implementation of the Uruguay Round Agreement on Agriculture, for a sample of 57 deve...

Foreign Aid and Consumption Smoothing

Foreign Aid and Consumption Smoothing »

Source: Foreign Aid and Consumption Smoothing : Evidence From Global Food Aid

Volume/Issue: 2003/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Erwin Tiongson , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

ISBN: 9781451845990

Keywords: Food aid, consumption smoothing, food availability, food production, food security,

Global food aid is considered a critical consumption smoothing mechanism in many countries. However, its record of stabilizing consumption has been mixed. This paper examines the cyclical properties of food aid wit...

Food Prices and Political Instability

Food Prices and Political Instability »

Source: Food Prices and Political Instability

Volume/Issue: 2011/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , and Markus Bruckner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455221066

Keywords: Conflict, Political Institutions, food price, food production, food insecurity, food consumption, Economic Systems: General, General,

We examine the effects that variations in the international food prices have on democracy and intra-state conflict using panel data for over 120 countries during the period 1970-2007. Our main finding is that in Lo...

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia »

Source: The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2004/37

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 February 2004

ISBN: 9781451812657

Keywords: food security, expenditure, food insecurity, per, total expenditure

This report assesses the Annual Progress Report on the implementation of the Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction Program (SDPRP), which is the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Ethiopia. It reviews the...

Guinea

Guinea »

Source: Guinea : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Annual Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2012/61

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 March 2012

ISBN: 9781475502534

Keywords: food security, food insecurity, living conditions, social services, social protection

Guinea's 2007-10 Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper is intended to reestablish strong, sustainable economic growth in a favorable political and institutional context. The percentage of underweight children under age...