Hans Lofgren

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IFPRI was established in 1975 to identify and analyze national and international strategies and policies for meeting the food needs of the developing world on a sustainable basis, with particular emphasis on low-income countries and poor people; to make the results of its research available to all those in a position to use them; and to help strengthen(More)
This chapter presents a technique for evaluating the impact of economic " shocks " — policy changes and exogenous events — on poverty and inequality, based on a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model with representative households (RHs) that are linked to a household module. Any analysis of the impact of major economic shocks (for example a significant(More)
  • Romeo M. Bautista, Hans Lofgren, Marcelle Thomas, TANZANIA MOZAMBIQUE, MALAWI ZAMBIA
  • 1998
TMD Discussion Papers contain preliminary material and research results, and are circulated prior to a full peer review in order to stimulate discussion and critical comment. It is expected that most Discussion Papers will eventually be published in some other form, and that their content may also be revised. This paper was written under the IFPRI project "(More)
TMD Discussion Papers contain preliminary material and research results, and are circulated prior to a full peer review in order to stimulate discussion and critical comment. It is expected that most Discussion Papers will eventually be published in some other form, and that their content may also be revised. ABSTRACT In MENA, household food insecurity,(More)
Public and private third-party payers in many countries encourage or mandate the use of generic drugs. This article examines the development of generics policy in Australia, against the background of a description of international trends in this area, and related experiences of reference pricing programs. The Australian generics market remains(More)
Achieving the Millennium Development Goals by 2015 in many developing countries will require significant scaling-up of expenditures on social service delivery and an increase in foreign assistance. It will also require careful planning of public spending in terms of sectoral allocation, sequencing and macroeconomic implications. Especially for low-income(More)