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The impact of commodity price shocks on Indonesia

  • Vivi Alatas

Jakarta | Thu, March 17 2011 | 10:00 am

It is often assumed that poor people in developing countries have been harmed by the increased price of commodities in international markets over recent years. However, a recently published report by the World Bank in Jakarta, entitled Boom, Bust and Up Again? Evolution, Drivers and Impact of Commodity Prices: Implications for Indonesia (available at www.go.worldbank.org/YY1OOD9UB0), reaches the o...