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Reports for the Public Administration:
Long term drivers of food markets variability and uncertainty. ULYSSES-Policy Briefing 2.
Year:2014
Research Areas
  • Agriculture,
  • Agricultural economics
Information
Abstract
Retrospective analysis of price volatility drivers in agro -food markets over the last 10 years shows a heterogeneous picture.However, it identifies exchange rate volatility, impact of low stocks, weather shocks and oil prices among the main drivers. The findings call for caution when designing policies to cope with price volatility, connotingaccording to FAOtwo principal concepts:variability and uncertainty. In particular when looking nto potential futuredevelopments, possible changesof identified past drivers and potentially new drivers of volatility must be considered essential for betterunderstandingthe complexity of ommodity markets? price level, variability and uncertainty.
International
Si
Entity
European Commission
Entity Nationality
BELGICA
Participants
  • Autor: M. Artavia
  • Autor: Maria Blanco Fonseca (UPM)
  • Autor: S.R. Araujo Enciso
  • Autor: F. Ramos
  • Autor: R. M¿Barek
  • Autor: E. Magrini
  • Autor: B. Van-Doorslaer
  • Autor: A. Donmez
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Economía Agraria y Gestión de los Recursos Naturales
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de Estudios e Investigación para la Gestión de Riesgos Agrarios Medioambientales (CEIGRAM). Centro Mixto UPM-AGROMUTUA-ENESA
  • Departamento: Economía Agraria, Estadística y Gestión de Empresas
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