Food Aid's Intended and Unintended Consequences

  title={Food Aid's Intended and Unintended Consequences},
  author={C. Barrett},
  • C. Barrett
  • Published 2006
  • Economics
  • This paper surveys the existing empirical evidence on the unintended consequences of food aid. Micro-level evidence is presented on the impacts of food aid deliveries on household labour supply, production incentives, consumption patterns and natural resource use. At the meso-level, evidence on the impact of food aid on market development, market prices, informal insurance arrangements, and the behavior of implementing agencies is surveyed. Macro level evidence on the impact of food aid on… CONTINUE READING
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