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The Challenge of Food Inflation

  • Duvvuri Subbarao
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    The trends in food inflation over the past 60 years are given. Having thus set the context, the factors driving structural food inflation, which should give us a perspective of the underlying dynamics and the nature of the challenge are also brought out. The policy measures for addressing the challenge of food inflation on a durable basis are outlined. The role of monetary policy in the face of supply shocks are also described. [Presidential Address delivered at the 25th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing at Hyderabad]. URL:[].

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    Date of creation: Nov 2011
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    Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:4594
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