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On the costs of food price fluctuations in low-income countries

  • Myers, Robert J.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Food Policy.

Volume (Year): 31 (2006)
Issue (Month): 4 (August)
Pages: 288-301

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jfpoli:v:31:y:2006:i:4:p:288-301
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