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Food Price Volatility and Its Implications for Food Security and Policy

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ISBN: 978-3-319-28199-5 (Print) 978-3-319-28201-5 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-31

      Volatile and Extreme Food Prices, Food Security, and Policy: An Overview

  3. Food Price Volatility at International Food Commodity Markets

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 33-33

    2. Chapter

      Pages 35-57

      Volatile Volatility: Conceptual and Measurement Issues Related to Price Trends and Volatility

    3. Chapter

      Pages 59-82

      Drivers and Triggers of International Food Price Spikes and Volatility

    4. Chapter

      Pages 83-100

      The Effects of Southern Hemisphere Crop Production on Trade, Stocks, and Price Integration

    5. Chapter

      Pages 101-113

      Food Price Changes, Price Insulation, and Their Impacts on Global and Domestic Poverty

    6. Chapter

      Pages 115-138

      Alternative Mechanisms to Reduce Food Price Volatility and Price Spikes: Policy Responses at the Global Level

    7. Chapter

      Pages 139-165

      Worldwide Acreage and Yield Response to International Price Change and Volatility: A Dynamic Panel Data Analysis for Wheat, Rice, Corn, and Soybeans

    8. Chapter

      Pages 167-179

      Food Crisis and Export Taxation: Revisiting the Adverse Effects of Noncooperative Aspect of Trade Policies

  4. Commodity and Financial Market Linkages

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 181-181

    2. Chapter

      Pages 183-205

      Directional Volatility Spillovers Between Agricultural, Crude Oil, Real Estate, and Other Financial Markets

    3. Chapter

      Pages 207-237

      A Roller Coaster Ride: An Empirical Investigation of the Main Drivers of Wheat Price

    4. Chapter

      Pages 239-267

      Relative Prices of Food and the Volatility of Agricultural Commodities: Evidence for a Panel of Developing Economies

    5. Chapter

      Pages 269-301

      How Strong Do Global Commodity Prices Influence Domestic Food Prices in Developing Countries? A Global Price Transmission and Vulnerability Mapping Analysis

    6. Chapter

      Pages 303-328

      Transmission of Food Price Volatility from International to Domestic Markets: Evidence from Africa, Latin America, and South Asia

  5. National and Regional Responses to Food Price Volatility

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 329-329

    2. Chapter

      Pages 331-352

      India’s Food Security Policies in the Wake of Global Food Price Volatility

    3. Chapter

      Pages 353-384

      The Costs and Benefits of Regional Cooperation on Grain Reserves: The Case of ECOWAS

    4. Chapter

      Pages 385-412

      Regional Trade and Volatility in Staple Food Markets in Africa

    5. Chapter

      Pages 413-433

      ASEAN Food Reserve and Trade: Review and Prospect

    6. Chapter

      Pages 435-456

      When Do Prices Matter Most? Rice, Wheat, and Corn Supply Response in China

    7. Chapter

      Pages 457-510

      Consistency Between Theory and Practice in Policy Recommendations by International Organizations for Extreme Price and Extreme Volatility Situations

  6. The Micro-Economics of Price Risk, Volatility and Price Shocks: Households, Firms and Communities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 511-511

    2. Chapter

      Pages 513-541

      Access to Information and Price Expectation Errors of Smallholder Farmers: Theory and Empirics

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