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Trade barrier volatility and agricultural price stabilization

Anderson, Kym; Nelgen, Signe


National barriers to agricultural trade are often varied to insulate domestic markets from international price variability, especially following a sudden spike. This paper examines the extent of that behavior by governments using new annual estimates of agricultural price distortions in 75 countries. Responses to price spikes are shown to be equally substantial for agricultural-importing and agricultural-exporting countries, thereby weakening the domestic price-stabilizing effect of their...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Type: Journal article
Source: World Development 40. 1 (2012): 36–48
DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2011.05.018


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