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Inflation (Finance)
Journal Article
Effects of food price shocks on child malnutrition: The Mozambican experience 2008/2009

A propitiously timed household survey carried out in Mozambique over the period 2008/2009 permits us to study the relationship between shifts in food prices and child nutrition status in a low income setting...

Children Food industry and trade Inflation (Finance)
Book Chapter
Poverty, Inequality, and Prices in Post-Apartheid South Africa

From the book: Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Equality and inequality Inflation (Finance) Macroeconomics
Research Brief
Burkina Faso – growth without poverty reduction

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa, poor in natural resources, and with low levels of human development. Its economy remains agricultural and focused on food crops and cotton production...

Agriculture Equality and inequality Food security
Research Brief
The impact of the 2007-08 food price crisis in Brazil

The impact of the 2007–08 food price crisis in Brazil was relatively subdued compared with what took place in many other developing countries...

Agriculture Food industry and trade Inflation (Finance)
Journal Article
Transmission of World Prices to the Vietnamese Economy

International economic integration has been a central policy goal for the Vietnam government since the doi moi reform was initiated in 1986. We explore the Vietnamese increasing integration into the world market and bouts of high inflation...

Economic integration Inflation (Finance) Prices
Working Paper
Poverty, Inequality, and Prices in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Post-apartheid poverty and inequality trends have been the subject of intensive analysis, yet relatively little attention has been devoted to the impact of differential price movements on the measurement of poverty and inequality...

Equality and inequality Inflation (Finance) Macroeconomics
Book Chapter
The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in India

From the book: Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability

Agriculture Food security Inflation (Finance)
Project
Macro-economic management (M-EM)

Theme: Transformation

This project explores how macroeconomics of development is evolving; what the policy priorities are as the global economy undergoes transformation (with more countries moving from low- to middle- income status); the impact of global economic...

Macroeconomics Income distribution Inflation (Finance)
Working Paper
The Political Economy of Food Price Policy: the Case Study of India

India did not experience any food price spikes during 2007–08 when global food prices erupted. It was partly due to India’s ban on exports of wheat and common rice...

Agriculture Food security Inflation (Finance)
Working Paper
Inflation and Financial Development: Evidence from Brazil

We examine the impact of inflation on financial development in Brazil and the data available permit us to cover the period between 1985 and 2002...

Economic development Equality and inequality Financial institutions
Working Paper
Education, Financial Institutions, Inflation and Growth

Our paper investigates the unexplored impact of education on inflation and of this relationship on economic growth...

Econometric models (Economic development) Education Financial institutions
Journal Article
El Tramo Corto de la Estructura a Plazo como Predictor de Expectativas de la Actividad Económica en Colombia

Part of Journal Special Issue Symposium on Spatial Inequality in Latin America

Inflation (Finance) Interest rate Monetary policy
Book Chapter
Monetary Policy in the Franc Zone: Country-Level Credit Policy

From the book: Macroeconomic Policy in the Franc Zone

Banks and banking, Central Econometrics Inflation (Finance)
Book Chapter
Estimating an Interest Rate Reaction Function for the BCEAO

From the book: Macroeconomic Policy in the Franc Zone

Banks and banking, Central Econometric models Inflation (Finance)
Journal Article
What Determines Monetary Policy in the Franc Zone?: Estimating a Reaction Function for the BCEAO

Part of Journal Special Issue The CFA Franc Zone 10 Years After Devaluation

Banks and banking, Central Econometric models Inflation (Finance)
Working Paper
Monetary Policy in the Franc Zone: Estimating Interest Rate Rules for the BCEAO

This paper examines to what extent the central bank for the West African Economic and Monetary Union (BCEAO) has used interest rate policy in response to domestic economic developments...

Banks and banking, Central Econometric models Inflation (Finance)
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