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Price Transmission Mechanisms: a Policy Investigation of International Wheat Markets

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  • Giulia LISTORTI

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    (Universita' Politecnica delle Marche, Dipartimento di Economia)

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    This work focuses on soft wheat price transmission mechanisms between the United States and the European Union. In particular, by performing a cointegration analysis, it aims at analyzing if and to which extent the prices in the two countries were related in the years from 1978 to 2003, provided that the market of this commodity was deeply influenced by the Common Agricultural Policy. The issue of how domestic and international policy regime changes affected price transmission elasticities is also explored.

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    Paper provided by Universita' Politecnica delle Marche (I), Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Sociali in its series Working Papers with number 318.

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    Date of creation: Mar 2008
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    Handle: RePEc:anc:wpaper:318

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    Keywords: cointegration; common agricultural policy; international price trasmission; law of one price;

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