Institutional quality and food security

Subramaniam, Yogeeswari and Masron, Tajul Ariffin and Subramaniam, Thirunaukarasu (2022) Institutional quality and food security. The Singapore Economic Review, 67 (06). pp. 2099-2127. ISSN 0217-5908, DOI

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The world produces countless tonnes of food to feed everyone, yet the numbers of people who suffer from hunger remain high, especially in developing countries. This issue may highlight the importance of institutions as a foundation for the issue of food security. Hence, this study investigates the role of institutions on food supply in a panel of 56 developing countries. The dynamic generalized methods of moments results indicate that institutional factor plays a vital role in improving the availability of food and access to nutritious food for all people, thereby ameliorating the food supply problem. Therefore, the overall result suggests that policy-makers should improve the level of institutional quality so that it can form the fundamental ground toward alleviating hunger and improving the food supply.

Item Type: Article
Funders: Ministry of Education, Malaysia (Grant No: 203.PMGT.6711758)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Institutional quality; Food security; GMM; Developing countries
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of South East Asian Studies
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2023 01:26
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2023 01:26

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