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Are shocks actually on the rise? A selective review of five types of shocks:


  • Zseleczky, Laura
  • Yosef, Sivan


Policymakers, practitioners, and researchers frequently cite an increase in shocks around the world as a reason for focusing on resilience. But have shocks actually increased or become more severe and far†reaching? What does the landscape of shocks look like?

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  • Zseleczky, Laura & Yosef, Sivan, 2014. "Are shocks actually on the rise? A selective review of five types of shocks:," 2020 Conference briefs 5, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  • Handle: RePEc:fpr:2020cb:5

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    food security; Nutrition security; Natural disasters; Conflict; Droughts; Flooding; Food prices; Climate change; resilience; shocks;

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