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Price and Volatility Transmission and Market Power in the German Fresh Pork Supply Chain


  • Tsion Taye Assefa
  • Miranda P.M. Meuwissen
  • Cornelis Gardebroek
  • Alfons G.J.M. Oude Lansink


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  • Tsion Taye Assefa & Miranda P.M. Meuwissen & Cornelis Gardebroek & Alfons G.J.M. Oude Lansink, 2017. "Price and Volatility Transmission and Market Power in the German Fresh Pork Supply Chain," Journal of Agricultural Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 68(3), pages 861-880, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jageco:v:68:y:2017:i:3:p:861-880

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