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The (S,s) Policy is an Optimal Trading Strategy in a Class of Commodity Price Speculation Problems

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  • George Hall & John Rust, 2007. "The (S,s) Policy is an Optimal Trading Strategy in a Class of Commodity Price Speculation Problems," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 30(3), pages 515-538, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:joecth:v:30:y:2007:i:3:p:515-538
    DOI: 10.1007/s00199-005-0065-3
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    1. Suresh P. Sethi & Feng Cheng, 1997. "Optimality of ( s , S ) Policies in Inventory Models with Markovian Demand," Operations Research, INFORMS, vol. 45(6), pages 931-939, December.
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    3. Gautier, E. & Le Bihan, H., 2009. "Time-varying (S, s) band models: empirical properties and interpretation," Working papers 231, Banque de France.
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    8. Alexander Steinmetz, 2010. "Price and Inventory Dynamics in an Oligopoly Industry: A Framework for Commodity Markets," Working Papers 092, Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics (BGPE).
    9. Zhu, Yongguang & Xu, Deyi & Cheng, Jinhua & Ali, Saleem Hassan, 2018. "Estimating the impact of China's export policy on tin prices: a mode decomposition counterfactual analysis method," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 59(C), pages 250-264.

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