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Covid-19 and Food Protectionism: The Impact of the Pandemic and Export Restrictions on World Food Markets

This World Bank paper analyzes the impact of Covid-19 and uncooperative trade policies on world food markets. It quantifies the initial shock due to the pandemic under the assumption that products that are more labor intensive in production are more affected through workers’ morbidity and containment policies. It then estimates how escalating export restrictions to …
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