AbstractThe quest for economic security can sometimes exacerbate insecurity thereby leading to a black hole of regulations, spending and ever-worsening insecurity. This paper explores food security in the Philippines, demonstrating how the state-trading enterprise for rice increases prices, decreases price stability, and stifles agricultural development, all at an enormous cost to Philippine taxpayers.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 200005.
Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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