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A review of food subsidy research at IFPRI

  • Farrar, Curtis
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    Since its earliest years IFPRI has conducted research on food subsidies, concentrating on methods to achieve the social objectives of subsidies without undue distortion of the economy or excessive economic and political costs. Studies have been conducted in eleven countries, several of which have been the site of more than one project. IFPRI research on food subsidies has had, and continues to have, significant impact at the country level. Moreover, the cumulative weight of the research has influenced how the development community regards food subsidy issues.

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    Paper provided by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in its series Impact assessments with number 12.

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    Date of creation: 2000
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