ZEF theme: Global development and trade

The objectives of a set of projects under this theme is to investigate the drivers and causes of price volatility, the transmission to regional, national and micro‐level, the impact on poor people as well as regulatory instruments to reduce volatility.

ZEF research has a strong emphasis on practical advice, including strategies of the G20 as well as the private sector, including finance and banking. Our methodology include global market models, early warning systems based on statistical analysis of volatility and impact indicators as well as econometric analysis and field research.