Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Rabah Arezki , and Markus Bruckner
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 March 2011
Keywords: Conflict, Political Institutions, food price, food production, food insecurity, food consumption, Economic Systems: General, General,
We examine the effects that variations in the international food prices have on democracy and intra-state conflict using panel data for over 120 countries during the period 1970-2007. Our main finding is that in Lo...