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Riding Out Food and Fuel Price Volatility

October 04, 2012

Freshly harvested corn in Manitoba, Canada. Corn prices have been affected by the worst drought in the US in over fifty years, says Beidas-Strom (photo: Reede/Corbis)

As global food and fuel prices begin to rise once more, the IMF's Samya Beidas-Strom explains how the effects of price volatility can be mitigated.

Samya Beidas–Strom, IMF, Research Department