Rationalizing Time Series Differences Between Cow-Calf And Feeder Returns
AbstractThis paper tries to justify the observation of different return patterns in the upstream and downstream sectors of US beef production. It builds a dynamic rational expectation model separating the cow-calf and feeding sector with the former sector being the residual claimer. The model shows that the cow-calf operation has positively autocorrelated return pattern while the feeding operation return only reflects random shock. Empirical study shows that 85.4% of the Ricardian rent is passed through to the upstream sector, and the downstream sector can only claim the unexpected return resulting from random shocks.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Agricultural and Applied Economics Association in its series 2009 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, 2009, Milwaukee, Wisconsin with number 49486.
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Ricardian rent; cow-calf return; supply chain; Agribusiness; Agricultural Finance; Farm Management; Industrial Organization; Livestock Production/Industries;
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- NEP-ALL-2009-05-16 (All new papers)
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