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Dean Yang

Yang discusses motivations behind food subsidies in developing countries

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"In Mozambique, subsidy curbs spark worries" - American Public Media, Marketplace. 06/16/2011.

Dean Yang says food subsidies in Mozambique and other developing nations, whose stated intent are to feed the poor, are really "targeted at urban consumers -- a minority of the population, but a more politically influential subset of the population."

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