Monthly Archives: June 2013

June 19, 2013

Better food systems for better nutrition

On Thursday, June 13, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released its annual report on global agricultural markets, titled “The State of Food and Agriculture 2013: Food Systems for Better Nutrition.”  As always, it makes for interesting and thought-provoking reading. The FAO’s latest [&hellip…

June 14, 2013

Your daily bread cost more in the 1950s than today

A post on The Economist website this week brought to our attention a new paper by David Jacks, an economist at Simon Fraser University in Canada. Prof. Jacks has piqued our interest before with a paper called Populists versus theorists: Futures markets and the volatility [&hellip…