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doc. Ing. Miroslava Rajčániová, PhD.
Identification number: 1489
University e-mail: miroslava.rajcaniova [at]
associate professor CSc./PhD. - Department of Economic Policy (FEM)

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Type of thesis: Diploma thesis
Thesis title:Volatility of Food Prices
Written by (author): Ing. Rebeka Račková
Department: Department of Economic Policy (FEM)
Thesis supervisor: doc. Ing. Miroslava Rajčániová, PhD.
Opponent:Dimuth Hasantha Nambuge, PhD.
Final thesis progress:Final thesis was successfully defended.

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Language of final thesis:English

Slovak        English

Title of the thesis:Volatility of Food Prices
Summary:High volatility of prices of agricultural commodities and food have serious implications especially for the poorest, who spend a large part of their income to buy basic foodstuffs. The thesis will therefore focus on analyzing the drivers of volatility of food and agricultural commodities and will analyze the impact of these factors. The work is divided into two parts, theoretical and practical part. The theoretical part explains the basic concepts related to the work. The practical part consists of three chapters. The first chapter focuses on the evolution of prices of agricultural commodities. The second chapter is devoted to the development of prices of food. The third chapter presents the results of regression and correlation analysis, which examined the causes price volatility of two foods and two agricultural commodities. The conclusion is provided assessing achievements work.
Key words:food prices, prices of agricultural commodities, volatility

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