Chapter 14. Distributional Consequences and Policy Responses to Food Price Inflation in Developing Asia »
Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Catherine Pattillo , Marc Quintyn , and Min Zhu
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 24 October 2012
Keywords: hedging, fiscal policy, inflation, terms of trade, food prices
Introduction Rapidly rising food prices are not just a macroeconomic problem. By directly influencing poverty levels, they create a political challenge for developing countries. As t...