Financial markets on commodities -- what do they have to do with development?

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Apr 5, 2012

On April 11, Center of Concern co-hosts a panel discussion at the United Nations to look at the impacts of the growing financialization of commodity markets on development, and discuss options to reduce price volatility not due to fundamentals. What are the major initiatives to reform regulation of U.S. and EU commodity derivatives markets? What are those proposed by the G-20 and UN agencies? What should civil society do to deepen greater policy coordination to tackle the issue of extreme commodity price volatility?

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