Braun, Joachim von

Food Price Volatility and Its Implications for Food Security and Policy

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Part I. Introduction

1. Volatile and Extreme Food Prices, Food Security, and Policy: An Overview
Matthias Kalkuhl, Joachim Braun, 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, Joachim Braun

4. The Effects of Southern Hemisphere Crop Production on Trade, Stocks, and Price Integration
Joseph W. Glauber, Mario J. Miranda

5. Food Price Changes, Price Insulation, and Their Impacts on Global and Domestic Poverty
Will Martin, 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 for Wheat, Rice, Corn, and Soybeans
Mekbib G. Haile, Matthias Kalkuhl, Joachim Braun

8. Food Crisis and Export Taxation: Revisiting the Adverse Effects of Noncooperative Aspect of Trade Policies
Antoine Bouët, 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, 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, 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, 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, Ashok Gulati

15. The Costs and Benefits of Regional Cooperation on Grain Reserves: The Case of ECOWAS
Lukas Kornher, Matthias Kalkuhl

16. Regional Trade and Volatility in Staple Food Markets in Africa
Ousmane Badiane, Sunday Odjo

17. ASEAN Food Reserve and Trade: Review and Prospect
Irfan Mujahid, 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 Braun, 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, Matthias Kalkuhl

21. Coping with Food Price Shocks in Afghanistan
Anna D’Souza, 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, Felix A. Asante

Keywords: Economics, Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, Food Science, Industrial Organization, International Economic Law, Trade Law, International Economics

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