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Published: 27 November 2014

544 Pages | 87 Figures and 21 Tables


ISBN: 9780198718574

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Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability

A Political Economy Analysis

Edited by Per Pinstrup-Andersen

WIDER Studies in Development Economics

  • An open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence
  • Food price fluctuations are of international interest and concern
  • In-depth analysis of the political economy on the basis of multi-country research
  • Results from 14 developing countries as well as the US and EU
  • Encompasses comparable policy responses
  • Research undertaken with cooperation between Cornell University, Institute of Food and Resource Economics at the University of Copenhagen, and UNU-WIDER
  • The evidence provided is important for future policy
  • Relevant to the debate about how climate change affects the food supply and food security