IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

Causality Between White Pepper and Black Pepper: Evidence from Six Markets

  • Evan Lau
  • Chin-Hong Puah
  • Swee-Ling Oh
  • Yan-Ching Lo

The study of various spacial price relationships is indeed crucial and has been greatly sought after. Likewise, this study on pricing activity and competitiveness within the pepper industry is a rather debatable topic. Evidence from six markets within Sarawak has demonstrated that a long-run relationship between the pepper markets does actually exist. Using the modified Wald test, findings revealed that the white pepper prices do ‘Granger cause’ the black pepper prices in all divisions. However, there is no indication of a causal chain that runs from black pepper to white pepper. In other words, the prices of white pepper does affect the prices of black pepper, but not the other way round. Results suggest that the Sarawak regional pepper markets are highly integrated.

To our knowledge, this item is not available for download. To find whether it is available, there are three options:
1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.

Article provided by IUP Publications in its journal The IUP Journal of Agricultural Economics.

Volume (Year): V (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 7-21

as
in new window

Handle: RePEc:icf:icfjag:v:05:y:2008:i:2:p:7-21
Contact details of provider:

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:icf:icfjag:v:05:y:2008:i:2:p:7-21. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (G R K Murty)

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.