Are Foreign Aid and Remittance Inflows a Hedge against Food Price Shocks?

Working Paper No. 12/67

This paper explores the role of foreign aid and remittance inflows in the mitigation of the effects of food price shocks. Using a large sample of developing countries and mobilising dynamic panel data specifications, the econometric results yield two important findings. First, remittance and aid inflows significantly dampen the effect of food... READ MORE...

Publication date: March 2012
ISBN 9781463938444

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Publication date: March 2012


Publication date: March 2012