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UNU-WIDER Project Meeting: Political Economy of Food Price Policy

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Event name
Project Meeting: Political Economy of Food Price Policy, Ithaca, NY, USA
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
10 July 2012 - 12 July 2012
Contact person

External Project Director:
Per Pinstrup-Andersen

UNU-WIDER focal point:
Danielle Resnick, Research Fellow;
Finn Tarp, Director of UNU-WIDER

Project Assistant:
Lisa Winkler

This event by invitation only and closed to the public.


This was the third and final meeting of participants in the Political Economy of Food Price Policy project, which is jointly led by UNU-WIDER, Cornell University, and the University of Copenhagen and partially supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The project aims to explain the political economy and policy-making processes underlying government responses to recent food price crises with a combination of case studies from both developing and developed countries as well as a variety of synthesis studies. 

Please refer to the research page for more information.


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