Espacio de Investigación

Esta sección pone de relieve el trabajo de investigación centrado en los precios internos de los alimentos -incluyendo el análisis de la transmisión de precios, la integración del mercado y la volatilidad de los precios- en su mayoría en los países en desarrollo. Se presta especial atención al trabajo basado en los datos de la Herramienta de precios alimentarios del SMIA. Apreciamos que se siga trabajando en esta área. Por favor, envíen contribuciones que hayan sido al menos revisadas a nivel de documento de trabajo a giews1@fao.org . 

La difusión de cualquier trabajo de investigación a través de este sitio web no constituye una aprobación de las conclusiones, las recomendaciones de políticas, o de la calidad del enfoque técnico por parte de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura. Los errores y omisiones son responsabilidad directa de los autores del trabajo.

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Price volatility in agricultural markets is still an important matter in the discussion at both the political and the scientific level. Starting from the food price crisis of 2007/08, not [...]
2014
Author/Source: Bernhard Brümmer, Olaf Korn, Kristina Schlüßler, Tinoush Jamali Jaghdani Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development - ULYSSES project, EU 7th Framework Programme
Developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America were deeply affected by the food and economic crisis. Indeed, many countries are still suffering from high food price volatility. This paper [...]
2014
Author/Source: Guillaume Pierre, Cristian Morales-Opazo, Mulat Demeke Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy - ULYSSES project, EU 7th Framework Programme
This paper analyzes the transmission from global commodity to domestic food prices for a large set of countries. First, a theoretical model is developed to explain price transmission for different [...]
2014
Author/Source: Matthias Kalkuhl University of Bonn - Center for Development Research (ZEF)
World prices for agricultural commodities surged in 2006–08, and then again in 2011–12. In many developing countries, consumer prices for staple foods, such as bread and rice, mirrored these movements. [...]
2014
Author/Source: Felix G. Baquedano and William M. Leifert Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy and U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Washington, DC, United States
The food price crisis of 2007–2008 and recent resurgence of food prices have focused increasing attention on the causes and consequences of food price volatility in international food markets and [...]
2014
Author/Source: Nicholas Minot, Markets International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
This article contributes to the ongoing discussion on the drivers of food price volatility. Based on theoretical considerations, economical, agricultural, and political determinants of domestic price volatility are identified and [...]
2013
Author/Source: Lukas Kornher and Matthias Kalkuhl, University of Bonn - Center for Development Research (ZEF)
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