Food supply and inflation in Latin America by Matthew Edel

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Published by Praeger in New York .

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  • Food supply -- Latin America,
  • Food prices -- Latin America,
  • Inflation (Finance) -- Latin America

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementMatthew Edel.
SeriesPraeger special studies in international economics and development
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23849711M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Edel, Matthew. Food supply and inflation in Latin America. New York, Praeger [] (OCoLC) Document Type. This statistical study is a rigorous comparison of the problem of food supply and inflation in Latin America. The hypothesis of the "structuralist" school-that agricultural lag is a major factor in inflation-is tested by consideration of eight Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

The historical development of the "inelastic Cited by: 7. Latin America has experienced severe inflation as a result of the food crisis, with seven countries seeing double-digit food price inflation over a three-year period.7 In countries like Honduras and Guatemala where poor households allocate nearly 70 percent of their spending on food, even small price increases place severe.

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"Mexico: food price increases and growth constraints," Revista CEPAL, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), December.

Mohammad Mahabub Alam, " The Determinants of CPI Inflation in Bangladesh, ," Asian Journal of Economic Modelling, Asian Economic and Social Society, vol. 6(4), pages Inflation can lead to massive demonstrations and revolutions.

For example, inflation and in particular food inflation is considered as one of the main reasons that caused the –11 Tunisian revolution and the Egyptian revolution, according to many observers including Robert Zoellick, president of the World Bank.

other countries facing similar food price inflation and volatility problems. This book describes and reviews how policy-makers in Latin America and the Caribbean have responded to food price hikes and increased price volatility.

It looks at a cross-section of eight selected countries – Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, the Dominican. This is the first installment in a multi-part series discussing America’s fragile food supply chain, from the farm to the fork.

This series will take a. Chronic inflation is an economic phenomenon occurring when a country experiences high inflation for a prolonged period (several years or decades) due to continual increases in the money supply among other things. In countries with chronic inflation, inflation expectations become 'built-in', and it becomes extremely difficult to reduce the inflation rate because the process of reducing.

Book review Full text access Short-term macroeconomic policy in Latin America: Jere Behrman and James A. Hanson, The National Bureau of Economic Research, Other Conference Series no.

14 (Ballinger Publishing Company, Cambridge, MA, ) pp. xxi+ Many middle income industrializing economies in Latin America are today beset by price inflation at rates close to or exceeding previous records. In this book Vincent Parkin sets out to explain the nature and causes of chronic inflation in such economies by focusing on the Brazilian experience since A theoretical model is developed to show how structural bottlenecks and cost-push.

Latin American cuisine is the typical foods, beverages, and cooking styles common to many of the countries and cultures in Latin America is a highly diverse area of land whose nations have varying cuisines.

Some items typical of Latin American cuisine include maize-based dishes arepas, pupusas, tacos, tamales, tortillas and various salsas and other condiments. Falling global commodity prices and the normalization of monetary policy in the United States have contributed to widespread currency depreciations in Latin America.

In theory, a falling currency is expected to create inflation by driving up the price of imported goods and services—triggering what economists call exchange rate pass-through.

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), founded inis the world’s oldest international public health agency. It provides technical cooperation and mobilizes partnerships to improve health and quality of life in the countries of the Americas. Food prices raise inflation alarm in Latin America.

4 Min Read. By Cesar Illiano and Lucas Bergman. BUENOS AIRES, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Rising commodities prices are stoking inflation in Latin Author: Reuters Editorial. inflation for Latin America and the Caribbean are similar to these previous studies.

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What would life be like in the United States with an inflation rate of 20% or more. South America offers a number of : Gerald Swanson.

Food inflation, land grabs spur Latin America to restrict foreign ownership Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay seek to control food security by. In in the United States – just over 30 years ago – a new home in this country cost an average of $76, and the median income was $17, per year.

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Latin America: population, food supply and agricultural dependency. Gonzalez A. The relationships among population growth, food supply, and agricultural dependency in Latin America since World War II are examined. The author notes that in the recent past, population growth and agricultural growth have kept pace with each : Alonso González.

This publication is part of the Latin America after the commodity boom series. Authors: Andy Duff and Andres Padilla The Latin American region is an important net exporter of food and agricultural commodities, accounting for 16% of total global food and agriculture exports and 4% of total food and agriculture imports.

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EDEL, M., FOOD SUPPLY AND INFLATION IN LATIN AMERICA (New York, Praeger, ). Baer, The Inflation Controversy in Latin America: A Survey, 2 LAT. RES. REV. 3Cited by: 1. The report “sends a warning shot that food inflation is not just becoming a direct link to emerging countries, as [U.S.

Federal Reserve Chairman] Ben Bernanke has stated in recent days, but now. Latin American food is a mixture of the indigenous tribes food, Spanish food, and traditional African foods; introduced when slaves were brought over from Africa.

Along the northeastern part of South America, as well as in the Caribbean Islands, the African influence is quite a bit stronger than in other Latin American cultures for obvious reasons.

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This book documents the effectiveness of intervention and pays special attention to the role of foreign exchange intervention policy within inflation-targeting monetary frameworks. The main lesson from Latin America's foreign exchange interventions, in the context of inflation targeting, is that the region has had a considerable degree of success.

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Domestic food production plummeted, requiring the country to import most of its food," said Shannon O'Neil, senior fellow for Latin America Studies at .

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