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Food Prices and Political Instability

Food Prices and Political Instability »

Source: Food Prices and Political Instability

Volume/Issue: 2011/62

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , and Markus Bruckner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455221066

Keywords: Conflict, Political Institutions, food price, food production, food insecurity, food consumption, Economic Systems: General, General,

We examine the effects that variations in the international food prices have on democracy and intra-state conflict using panel data for over 120 countries during the period 1970-2007. Our main finding is that in Lo...

Excerpt: Taming Indian Inflation

Excerpt: Taming Indian Inflation »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/TIIEAEX.073

ISBN: TIIEAEX

Keywords: Price indexes, Supply and demand, Financial statistics, Demand elasticity, Development, Economic conditions, Economic theory, support price, nonfood, food expenditure

This book analyzes various facets of Indian inflation and their implications for the conduct of monetary policy. Indeed, several chapters are devoted to analyzing and managing food inflation, given the very importa...

Taming Indian Inflation

Taming Indian Inflation »

Series: Books

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Rahul Anand

Publisher: Rawat Publications

Publication Date: 25 February 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513541259.071

ISBN: 9781513541259

Keywords: Inflation, Inflation persistence, Inflation targeting implementation, food, prices, demand, monetary policy

High and persistent inflation has presented serious macroeconomic challenges in India in recent years, increasing the country's domestic and external vulnerabilities. A number of factors underpin India's high infla...

Understanding India's Food Inflation

Understanding India's Food Inflation »

Source: Understanding India’s Food Inflation

Volume/Issue: 2016/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , Naresh Kumar , and Volodymyr Tulin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513581347

Keywords: food inflation, cereal buffer stocks, food, cereals, rice, wheat, food supply, Forecasting and Simulation, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments

Over the past decade, India has seen a prolonged period of high inflation, to a large extent driven by persistently-high food inflation. This paper investigates the demand and supply factors behind the contribution...

On the First-Round Effects of International Food Price Shocks

On the First-Round Effects of International Food Price Shocks »

Source: On the First-Round Effects of International Food Price Shocks : the Role of the Asset Market Structure

Volume/Issue: 2015/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rafael Portillo , and Luis-Felipe Zanna

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 February 2015

ISBN: 9781498333092

Keywords: Food Price Shocks, First-Round Effects, New-Keynesian Models, Asset Market Structure, food, price, market, prices, inflation, General

We develop a tractable small open-economy model to study the first-round effects of international food price shocks in developing countries. We define first-round effects as changes in headline inflation that, hold...

Food Inflation in India

Food Inflation in India »

Source: Food Inflation in India : The Role for Monetary Policy

Volume/Issue: 2014/178

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rahul Anand , Ding Ding , and Volodymyr Tulin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 September 2014

ISBN: 9781484392096

Keywords: food inflation, monetary fund, inflation dynamics, real interest rate, Monetary Policy (Targets, Instruments, and Effects), Forecasting and Simulation, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development,

Indian food and fuel inflation has remained high for several years, and second-round effects on core inflation are estimated to be large. This paper estimates the size of second-round effects using an estimated red...

Inflation Co-Movement in Emerging and Developing Asia: The Monsoon Effect

Inflation Co-Movement in Emerging and Developing Asia: The Monsoon Effect »

Source: Inflation Co-Movement in Emerging and Developing Asia: The Monsoon Effect

Volume/Issue: 2019/147

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrick Blagrave

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498321761

Keywords: Nominal effective exchange rate, Inflation targeting, Inflation rates, Inflation expectations, Monetary policy, Inflation, spillovers, co-movement, weather, core inflation

Co-movement (synchronicity) in inflation rates among a set of 13 emerging and developing countries in Asia is shown to be strongest for the food component, partly due to common rainfall shocks-a result which the pa...

Chapter 4. Understanding India’s Food Inflation Through the Lens of Demand and Supply

Chapter 4. Understanding India’s Food Inflation Through the Lens of Demand and Supply »

Source: Excerpt: Taming Indian Inflation

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2016

ISBN: TIIEAEX

Keywords: Price indexes, Supply and demand, Financial statistics, Demand elasticity, Development, Economic conditions, Economic theory, support price, nonfood, food expenditure

Food inflation in India, unlike in many advanced economies, has had a nontrivial impact on aggregate retail inflation. This reflects, among other things, the large share of food expenditure in total househol...

Chapter 1. Inflation Dynamics in India: What Can We Learn from Phillips Curves?

Chapter 1. Inflation Dynamics in India: What Can We Learn from Phillips Curves? »

Source: Taming Indian Inflation

Series: Books

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Rahul Anand

Publisher: Rawat Publications

Publication Date: 25 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513541259

Keywords: Inflation, Inflation persistence, Inflation targeting implementation, food, prices, demand, monetary policy

Inflation in India trended higher from the mid-2000s after being low for decades and below levels in other emerging markets. It reached 10–11 percent by 2008 and remained elevated for several years. Even tho...

Chapter 2. Reconsidering the Role of Food Prices in Inflation

Chapter 2. Reconsidering the Role of Food Prices in Inflation »

Source: Taming Indian Inflation

Series: Books

Author(s): Paul Cashin , and Rahul Anand

Publisher: Rawat Publications

Publication Date: 25 February 2016

ISBN: 9781513541259

Keywords: Inflation, Inflation persistence, Inflation targeting implementation, food, prices, demand, monetary policy

This chapter analyzes the dynamics of food and nonfood inflation to assess the appropriateness of minimizing or excluding food inflation in measures of core inflation, particularly in developing economies su...