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Trade Policy, Food Price Variability, And The Vulnerability Of Low-Income Households

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  • Hertel, Thomas W.
  • Preckel, Paul V.
  • Reimer, Jeffrey J.

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We utilize a global trade model to generate distributions of commodity and factor prices based on observed uncertainty in rice production. This is done for three trade policy regimes. We then assess their impact on domestic price variability and the likelihood of marginal households falling into poverty in four countries.

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Paper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL with number 20692.

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Keywords: Food Security and Poverty; International Relations/Trade;

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  1. Rutten, Martine & Shutes, Lindsay & Meijerink, Gerdien, 2013. "Sit down at the ball game: How trade barriers make the world less food secure," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(C), pages 1-10.
  2. Diao, Xinshen & Diaz-Bonilla, Eugenio & Robinson, Sherman & Orden, David, 2005. "Tell me where it hurts, an' I'll tell you who to call," MTID discussion papers 84, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  3. Abdel Karim, Imad Eldin Elfadil & Abler, David G., 2008. "Implications of a Doha Agreement on Agricultural Markets in Sudan," Working Papers 37918, International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium.
  4. Hertel, Thomas W. & Reimer, Jeffrey J. & Valenzuela, Ernesto, 2003. "Incorporating Commodity Stockholding Behavior Into A Short-Run General Equilibrium Model Of The Global Economy," 2003 Annual meeting, July 27-30, Montreal, Canada 22110, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  5. Boussard, Jean-Marc & Gerard, Francoise & Piketty, Marie-Gabrielle & Christensen, Ane-Katrine & Voituriez, Tancrede, 2003. "May The Pro-Poor Impacts Of Trade Liberalization Vanish Because Of Imperfect Information ?," 2003 Annual Meeting, August 16-22, 2003, Durban, South Africa 25849, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
  6. Liang, Zhicheng, 2006. "Threshold Estimation on the Globalization-Poverty Nexus: Evidence from China," Working Paper Series RP2006/57, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

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