Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Shaun Roache
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 2010
Keywords: Volatility, Agricultural Economics, food price, commodity prices, palm oil, futures markets, open interest, General Financial Markets,
The macroeconomic effects of large food price swings can be broad and far-reaching, including the balance of payments of importers and exporters, budgets, inflation, and poverty. For market participants and policym...