Analyzing Drivers of World Food Prices : Weather , Growth , and Biofuels

  title={Analyzing Drivers of World Food Prices : Weather , Growth , and Biofuels},
  author={Caroline Saundersa and William Kaye-Blakeb and Selim Cagatayc},
  • Caroline Saundersa, William Kaye-Blakeb, Selim Cagatayc
  • Published 2009
The recent rise of food cost in world markets has accelerated the research examining the underlying factors for this rise. The present research investigated the separate and combined impacts of three factors thought to contribute to the price rise: adverse weather events, strong and sustained growth in high populated countries, and increased biofuels production. The research further analysed the effects of these price rises on consumption expenditures in Brazil, China and India. Analyses were… CONTINUE READING

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