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The non-response of the G8 to the food crisis

Publishing date
08 July 2008
Authors
Indhira Santos

Juan Delgado and Indhira Santos argue that although the right issues are on the G8 table, what it is still lacking, after one year of continuously increasing prices, is comprehensive action: the G8 leaders‘ statement on food security lacks a clear plan in the first two policy areas -trade and aid- and remains vague in the field of biofuels.

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About the authors

  • Indhira Santos

    Indhira Santos was Research Fellow at Bruegel in June 2007 until July 2009, when she left to join the World Bank. She holds a PhD in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University with a specialisation in economic development and public economics.

    She was born and raised in the Dominican Republic where she studied economics as an undergraduate. She was Chief Researcher at the Economic research center of PUCMM University and worked for the Ministry of Finance. She has also worked for the central Bank of Turkey.

    Indhira's research interests are development microeconomics, public economics and organisational analysis.

    She coordinated Bruegel‘s project on the EU budget.

    She is fluent in Spanish and English.

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