Simulating economic growth effects on food and nutrition security in Yemen

This paper presents an innovative approach for estimating changes in a country’s food and nutrition security subject to economic growth and related income distribution over time. Specifically, we combine a dynamic computable general equilibrium model with household- and individual-level regression models and apply this macro–micro approach to assess the effects of Yemen’s crisis-induced economic recession in 2011/12, together with two alternative transition scenarios from 2013 to 2020.

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