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The political economy of food price: The case of Ethiopia

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  • Admassie, Assefa

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Food prices increased significantly in 2007.08 in Ethiopia due to several supply- and demand-side factors. The Ethiopian government released emergency food grain reserves, imported and distributed wheat at subsidized price, banned the export of staple cer

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2013/001.

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Date of creation: 2013
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2013-001

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Keywords: agriculture; political economy; food price; Ethiopia;

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  1. Durevall, Dick & Loening, Josef L. & Birru, Yohannes A., 2010. "Inflation Dynamics and Food Prices in Ethiopia," Working Papers in Economics 478, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics, revised 03 Jun 2013.

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