Why is a Big Mac cheaper than a salad? This is a wonderful old blog post from my colleague Catherine Rampell at Economix. As food prices rise around the world, we should not lose sight of the impact of policy.
Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011
The price of cheap food
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Eduardo Porter writes about business, economics, and many other matters as a member of the New York Times editorial board. He has also worked as a journalist in Mexico City, Tokyo, London, São Paulo, and Los Angeles. He was the editor of the Brazilian edition of América Economía and covered the Hispanic population of the United States for The Wall Street Journal. He lives in New York.