Rising Food Prices and Children’s Welfare
AbstractAfter three consecutive decades of decline, world prices of food commodities have risen over the past few years at an alarming pace. Rising food prices are a cause of major concern because high food prices bring significant and immediate setbacks for poverty reduction, nutrition, social stability, inflation and a rules-based trading system. Food prices are unique since food is unlike any other good. Food is essential for survival; it is the most basic of basic needs.
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-AGR-2012-05-15 (Agricultural Economics)
- NEP-ALL-2012-05-15 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEM-2012-05-15 (Demographic Economics)
- NEP-HME-2012-05-15 (Heterodox Microeconomics)
- NEP-LAM-2012-05-15 (Central & South America)
- NEP-LTV-2012-05-15 (Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty)
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by Maximo Rossi in Wikiprogress América Latina on 2012-05-22 16:40:00
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