Analysis of El Ni˜no Impact and the Price of Food Commodities on Inflation

  • Bronson Marpaung Postgradute Student, Bogor Agricultural Institute
  • Hermanto Siregar Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Management, Bogor Agricultural Institute https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0913-6820
  • Lukytawati Anggraeni Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Management, Bogor Agricultural Institute
Keywords: El Ni˜no, inflation, food commodities, data panel

Abstract

Volatile foods are a concern because this group is a significant contributor to inflation. Food production is very vulnerable to supply disruptions such as El Ni˜no weather and other weather disturbances. This study analyzes the influence of El Ni˜no on food Commodities and, inflation, in 25 provinces in Indonesia in 2008–2015 using the data panel method. The dependent variable in this study is inflation. While the independent variables are food commodities such as Prices of Chili, Onions, Rice, Soybeans, Corn, El Ni˜ no, and Inflation. El Ni˜no and the price of food commodities have a positive and significant effect on inflation.

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Published
2020-01-20
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Marpaung, B., Siregar, H., & Anggraeni, L. (2020). Analysis of El Ni˜no Impact and the Price of Food Commodities on Inflation. Jurnal Ekonomi Indonesia, 8(1), 21-35. Retrieved from http://jurnal.isei.or.id/index.php/isei/article/view/11
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