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COVID-19 and rising food prices in India

Srivastava, Vatsalya and Harsh, Apurva (2020) COVID-19 and rising food prices in India. South Asia @ LSE (07 Apr 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

With India in lockdown and economic activity virtually brought to a standstill, what will the effect of such radical state interventions be on food prices? Here Vatsalya Srivastava (O.P Jindal Global University) and Apurva Harsh (Google, India) explain why we shouldn't look to blame the shopkeeper, what policy options are available to the government n the face of rising food prices, and the best way forward for a large and mostly poor country like India.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Date Deposited: 20 May 2020 14:30
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2020 07:51
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/104503

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