Category Archives: Commodities

Global Weather Disruptions, Food Commodity Prices, and Economic Activity: A Global Warning For Advanced Countries

Examines the macroeconomic effects of global food commodity price increases that are caused by global harvest and weather disruptions, and finds that the decline in economic activity is substantial and greater in advanced than in low-income countries.


The Corporate Food Takeover

Corporate ownership in many sectors of food production has risen and is set to increase further. Another rentier program well underway.