Food prices and rural poverty
Title: Food prices and rural poverty
Citation: Washington, D.C. : The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank ; London : Centre for Economic Policy Research, 2010
This book reviews 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.
Table of Contents:
-- Introduction and overview / M. Ataman Aksoy and Bernard Hoekman -- Food prices and poverty : how the food crisis changed policy perspectives / Jo Swinnen -- Placing the recent commodity boom into perspective / John Baffes and Tassos Haniotis -- International and domestic food prices / M. Ataman Aksoy and Francis Ng -- Household income structures in low-income countries / M. Ataman Aksoy [and others] -- Are low food prices pro-poor? Net food buyers and sellers in low-income countries / M. Ataman Aksoy and Aylin Isik-Dikmelik -- Net food importing countries : the impact of price increases / Francis Ng and M. Ataman Aksoy -- Food prices : household responses and spillovers / Guido G. Porto -- Net food buyers and sellers : switching in Vietnam / M. Ataman Aksoy, Javier Beverinotti and Aylin Isik-Dikmelik -- Trade reforms and welfare : an ex post decomposition of income in Vietnam / Aylin Isik-Dikmelik -- Trade reforms, farm productivity, and poverty in Bangladesh / Irina Klytchnikova and Ndiame Diop -- The impact of commodity price changes on rural households : coffee in Uganda / Maurizio Bussolo [and others] -- Food price increases and the wage channel : sugar in Brazil / Ekaterina Krivonos and Marcelo Olarreaga -- The cost of moving out of subsistence in Madagascar / Olivier Cadot, Laure Dutoit and Marcelo Olarreaga