Speculation, Responsible Investment and (Self-)Regulation in Agricultural Commodity Markets
AbstractThis poster discusses how different channels of speculation and affect food security in developing countries positively and negatively. As an overall assessment of the different trade-offs does not exist so far, we present a conceptual framework and some of its components to detect global price dynamics that threaten food security in developing countries. We further explore applications of such an information and early warning system in the realm of responsible investment practices and domestic or international relief systems.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA) in its series 53rd Annual Conference, Berlin, Germany, September 25-27, 2013 with number 156213.
Date of creation: 2013
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Food price volatility; speculation; food security; regulation; liquidity; Agricultural and Food Policy; Financial Economics; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety;
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