Food Subsidies v. Inflation

Spalding, Allan
November 1943
New Republic;11/15/43, Vol. 109 Issue 20, p680
Focuses on the implication of suspension of the food subsidy program in the U.S. on inflation. Actual working of the food subsidy programs; Number of subsidies being used in connection with price roll-back program; Arguments that food subsidies are also providing farmers with an inducement to market their products through legitimate trade channels; Commodity by commodity review of price increases; Statistics showing that incentive payments have had a notable success in drawing out extra production of crops on which they have been applied.


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