The contributions in this latest book from CEPR and the World Bank review trends in international prices and trade patterns of key food commodities, and assess the incidence of food price changes in a number of developing countries using household level data on sources of incomes and consumption patterns.
M. Ataman Aksoy, Bernard Hoekman, Friday, October 8, 2010 - 00:00
Barry Eichengreen, Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke, Monday, March 8, 2010 - 00:00
This column updates the original Vox columns by Barry Eichengreen and Kevin O’Rourke comparing today’s global crisis to the Great Depression. The three previous columns have shattered all Vox readership records with over 450,000 views. This latest edition covers up to February 2010 showing that, while there is cause for optimism, there is no room for complacency.