Timmy elsewhere

At the ASI.

Higher food prices reduce poverty.

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  1. How about doing this kind of research with a useful and credible metric? How about the “number of people who starved to death”? As opposed to what it looks like – which is some obscure model which is preordained to reach the conclusions those running the model wish to. You could then develop a similar argument that rising house prices is good for those who want a place to live.

    The poor farmers mostly only own their labour inputs, capital benefits (short term) from price rises. And a subsistence farmer doesn’t care either way about the price of food if he only produces enough for himself and dependents.

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