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May 27, 2022

Mexico | Reduction of tariffs: a good measure, with a limited anti-inflationary effect

As part of the package against inflation and famine (PACIC) implemented by the federal government to contain inflationary pressures, the removal of tariffs on various food products for one year was announced.

May 2, 2010

International Commodities Prices, Growth and the Outbreak of Civil War in Sub-Saharan Afri…

To learn more about the effect of economic conditions on civil war, we examine whether Sub-Saharan civil wars are more likely to start following downturns in the international price of countries’ main export commodities.