9780198718574

Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability A Political Economy Analysis

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2015-01-20
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography


Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Graduate School Professor at Cornell University and Adjunct Professor at Copenhagen University

PPer Pinstrup-Andersen is Graduate School Professor at Cornell University and Adjunct Professor at Copenhagen University. He is Chairman of the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security (HLPE) and Vice chairman of the World Economic Forum's Council on food Security. He is past Chairman of the Science Council of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and Past President of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the American Agricultural Economics Association. He has served as the International Food Policy Research Institute's Director General, as an economist at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture, and as distinguished professor at Wageningen University. He is the 2001 World Food Prize Laureate and the recipient of several awards for his research. His publications include more than 450 books, articles, and papers.

Table of Contents


Part I: An Overview
1. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy: An Overview, Per Pinstrup-Andersen
Part II: Syntheses of Findings from Country Studies
2. International to Domestic Price Transmission in 14 Developing Countries during the 2007-08 Food Crisis, Kenneth Baltzer
3. A Cacophony of Policy Responses: Evidence from 14 Countries during the 2007-08 Food Price Crisis, Shane Bryan
4. Policy Processes and Food Price Crises: A Framework for Analysis and Lessons from Country Studies, Suresh Babu
5. A Political Economy Synthesis of Food Price Policy in 14 Countries, Derrill D. Watson II
Part III: The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Low-Income Landlocked Countries
6. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Ethiopia, Assefa Admassie
7. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Malawi, Ephraim W. Chirwa and Blessings Chinsinga
8. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Zambia, Antony Chapoto
Part IV: The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Low-Income Countries with Limited Dependence on Food Imports
9. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Kenya, Jonathan Makau Nzuma
10. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Mozambique, Virgulino Nhate, Claudio Massingarela, and Vincenzo Salvucci
Part V: The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Low and Middle-Income Countries Heavily Dependent on Food Import
11. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Bangladesh, Selim Raihan
12. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Egypt, Ahmed Farouk Ghoneim
13. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Nigeria, Aderibigbe S. Olomola
14. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Senegal, Danielle Resnick
Part VI: The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Large Exporters
15. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Vietnam, Nguyen Manh Hai and Theodore Talbot
16. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in India, Kavery Ganguly and Ashok Gulati
17. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in China, Jikun Huang, Jun Yang, and Scott Rozelle
18. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Brazil, Bernardo Mueller and Charles Mueller
19. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in South Africa, Johann F. Kirsten
Part VII: The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in High-Income Countries
20. US Policy Contributions to Agricultural Commodity Price Fluctuations 2006-12, Gordon C. Rausser and Harry de Gorter
21. Food Price Volatility and EU Policies, Johan Swinnen, Louise Knops, and Kristine Van Herck
Part VIII: Conclusions and Recommendations
22. The Political Economy of Food Price Policy: Key Policy-Related Lessons, Per Pinstrup-Andersen

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