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Food Price Volatility and Domestic Stabilization Policies in Developing Countries

Christophe Gouel

in The Economics of Food Price Volatility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226128924
eISBN:
9780226129082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129082.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When food prices spike in countries with large numbers of poor people, hunger and malnutrition are very likely to result in the absence of public intervention. Government actions often take the form ... More


Openness and Growth: What's the Empirical Relationship?

Robert E. Baldwin

in Challenges to Globalization: Analyzing the Economics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226036151
eISBN:
9780226036557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036557.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter surveys the views of economists and policymakers about the relationships between economic openness and growth, indicating how and why these views significantly changed over the last ... More


U.S. Trade and Other Policy Options and Programs to Deter Foreign Exploitation of Child Labor

Drusilla K. Brown, Alan V. Deardorff, and Robert M. Stern

in Topics in Empirical International Economics: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert E. Lipsey

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060835
eISBN:
9780226060859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060859.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the exploitation of child labor in developing countries, an issue that has in recent years attracted considerable attention and debate in trade policy circles in the United ... More


Introduction

Jean-Paul Chavas, David Hummels, and Brian D. Wright

in The Economics of Food Price Volatility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226128924
eISBN:
9780226129082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129082.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The introduction opens with a brief history of food price volatility and then summarizes the nine chapters that investigate the economics of food price volatility along five directions of inquiry. ... More


Measuring Product-Market Integration

Michael M. Knetter and Matthew J. Slaughter

in Topics in Empirical International Economics: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert E. Lipsey

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226060835
eISBN:
9780226060859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060859.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Globalization — the integration of national economies — has become one of the most widely used buzzwords of the late twentieth century. While many signs of globalization are quite obvious, it is hard ... More


Industrial and Trade Policy

Markus Lampe and Paul Sharp

in A Land of Milk and Butter: How Elites Created the Modern Danish Dairy Industry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226549507
eISBN:
9780226549644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226549644.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

We explain that although Denmark, unlike most of the rest of Europe, remained a free trader in the final decades of the nineteenth century, it continued to impose tariffs on dairy products ... More


Unions and Employment in Uruguay

Adriana Cassoni, Steven G. Allen, and Gaston J. Labadie

in Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226322827
eISBN:
9780226322858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322858.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

For the same establishment or individual with and without union status, does employment adjustment to changes in wages and output vary when the firm is unionized and when it is not? How long does it ... More


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