Food Prices and the Welfare of Poor Consumers

Ligon, Ethan

from ARE Update Vol. 12, No. 2, Nov/Dec, 2008

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Abstract

Increases in food prices will increase the number of the world's poor and will have the greatest impact on the very poorest. But the most visible impact will not be to nutrition.

Keywords

food prices, poverty, global impact

Citation

Ligon, Ethan. "Food Prices and the Welfare of Poor Consumers." ARE Update 12(2)(2008):15-17. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2008/12/2/food-prices-and-the-welfa/