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Title Food price volatility and its implications for food security and policy / Matthias Kalkuhl, Joachim von Braun, Maximo Torero, editors
Published Switzerland : SpringerOpen, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 626 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents PART I. INTRODUCTION -- 1. Volatile and Extreme Food Prices, Food Security, and Policy: An Overview / Matthias Kalkuhl, Joachim von Braun, and Maximo Torero
PART II. FOOD PRICE VOLATILITY AT INTERNATIONAL FOOD COMMODITY MARKETS -- 2. Volatile Volatility: Conceptual and Measurement Issues Related to Price Trends and Volatility / Eugenio Díaz-Bonilla -- 3. Drivers and Triggers of International Food Price Spikes and Volatility / Getaw Tadasse, Bernadina Algieri, Matthias Kalkuhl, and Joachim von Braun -- 4. The Effects of Southern Hemisphere Crop Production on Trade, Stocks, and Price Integration / Joseph W. Glauber and Mario J. Miranda -- 5. Food Price Changes, Price Insulation, and Their Impacts on Global and Domestic Poverty / Will Martin and Maros Ivanic -- 6. Alternative Mechanisms to Reduce Food Price Volatility and Price Spikes: Policy Responses at the Global Level / Maximo Torero -- 7. Worldwide Acreage and Yield Response to International Price Change and Volatility: A Dynamic Panel Data Analysis forWheat, Rice, Corn, and Soybeans / Mekbib G. Haile, Matthias Kalkuhl, and Joachim von Braun -- 8. Food Crisis and Export Taxation: Revisiting the Adverse Effects of Noncooperative Aspect of Trade Policies / Antoine Bouët and David Laborde Debucquet
PART III. COMMODITY AND FINANCIAL MARKET LINKAGES -- 9. Directional Volatility Spillovers Between Agricultural, Crude Oil, Real Estate, and Other Financial Markets / Stephanie-Carolin Grosche and Thomas Heckelei -- 10. A Roller Coaster Ride: An Empirical Investigation of the Main Drivers of Wheat Price / Bernardina Algieri -- 11. Relative Prices of Food and the Volatility of Agricultural Commodities: Evidence for a Panel of Developing Economies / Carlos Martins-Filho and Maximo Torero -- 12. How Strong Do Global Commodity Prices Influence Domestic Food Prices in Developing Countries? A Global Price Transmission and Vulnerability Mapping Analysis / Matthias Kalkuhl -- 13. Transmission of Food Price Volatility from International to Domestic Markets: Evidence from Africa, Latin America, and South Asia / Francisco Ceballos, Manuel A. Hernandez, Nicholas Minot, and Miguel Robles
PART IV. NATIONAL AND REGIONAL RESPONSES TO FOOD PRICE VOLATILITY -- 14. India's Food Security Policies in the Wake of Global Food Price Volatility / Shweta Saini and Ashok Gulati -- 15. The Costs and Benefits of Regional Cooperation on Grain Reserves: The Case of ECOWAS / Lukas Kornher and Matthias Kalkuhl -- 16. Regional Trade and Volatility in Staple Food Markets in Africa / Ousmane Badiane and Sunday Odjo -- 17. ASEAN Food Reserve and Trade: Review and Prospect / Irfan Mujahid and Lukas Kornher -- 18. When Do Prices Matter Most? Rice, Wheat, and Corn Supply Response in China / Jan Brockhaus, Jikun Huang, Jiliang Hu, Matthias Kalkuhl, Joachim von Braun, and Guolei Yang -- 19. Consistency Between Theory and Practice in Policy Recommendations by International Organizations for Extreme Price and Extreme Volatility Situations / Maximo Torero
PART V. THE MICRO-ECONOMICS OF PRICE RISK, VOLATILITY AND PRICE SHOCKS: HOUSEHOLDS, FIRMS AND COMMUNITIES -- 20. Access to Information and Price Expectation Errors of Smallholder Farmers: Theory and Empirics / Mekbib G. Haile and Matthias Kalkuhl -- 21. Coping with Food Price Shocks in Afghanistan / Anna D'Souza and Dean Jolliffe -- 22. Hedging Seasonal Food Price Risks: The Impact of Cereal Banking in the Gambia / Raymond Jatta -- 23. Stocks and Storage Behavior of Traders in Ghana: Insights from a Trader Survey / Lukas Kornher and Felix A. Asante
Summary "This book provides fresh insights into concepts, methods and new research findings on the causes of excessive food price volatility. It also discusses the implications for food security and policy responses to mitigate excessive volatility. The approaches applied by the contributors range from on-the-ground surveys, to panel econometrics and innovative high-frequency time series analysis as well as computational economics methods. It offers policy analysts and decision-makers guidance on dealing with extreme volatility."--Publisher's description
Analysis Trade
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Audience Scholarly & Professional Springer
Notes Online resource and print version record; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed September 1, 2017)
Subject Agriculture -- Economic aspects.
Food prices.
Form Electronic book
Author Kalkuhl, Matthias, editor
Torero Cullen, Máximo, editor
Von Braun, Joachim, 1950- editor
ISBN 3319281992
3319282018 (electronic bk.)
9783319282015 (electronic bk.)