Re: SV: SV: [OPE] The genocidal implications of biofuels

From: Dave Zachariah (
Date: Thu Jul 24 2008 - 14:21:33 EDT

on 2008-07-22 10:32 Martin Kragh wrote:
> This is the first study I've seen on the global increase of food prices. They have attempted to perform an analysis differentiating between producers and consumers, similarly to what I've suggested earlier on this list. The conclusions reached by the World Bank authors paint a very dismal picture. The net impact, they claim, will set back poverty reductions several years. 

Here is a brief analysis by a prominent Indian economist, Prabhat Patnaik:

In the case of oil prices it seems like he was right, given the sudden 
fall of the price of a barrel of oil.

//Dave Z
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