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Chicago Board of Trade Ethanol Contract Efficiency

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  • Funk, Samuel M.
  • Zook, James E.
  • Featherstone, Allen M.

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Firms producing ethanol may find management of the price risk associated with production of this leading alternative fuel a key factor to continued success. As with other agricultural commodities, the influence and ability of futures contracts to serve as a risk management tool deserves attention.

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Paper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2008 Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2008, Dallas, Texas with number 6811.

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Keywords: contract efficiency; ethanol; futures contracts; Crop Production/Industries; Risk and Uncertainty; Q13; Q43; M31;

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