World food prices hit record

The United Nations announced today that global food prices hit a record high in February and warned that rising oil prices will make an already unstable global situation much worse.  Boston University professors are available to offer expert analysis and commentary on the impact of this new information.

MSalingerMichael Salinger, School of Management Professor/Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar, Markets, Public Policy and Law; Expert in industrial economics; Former Director of the Bureau of Economics at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission; Recently quoted in the Boston Herald – “Rising food and gas prices a real downer”

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najam_adilAdil Najam, Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Longer-Range Future; Expert in Middle East politics, developing countries

Contact 617-358-4002,, Twitter: @adilnajam