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Determinants of commodity prices

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  • Luis E. Arango
  • Fernando Arias
  • Adriana Flórez

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A panel of annual information between 1960 and 2006 for approximately 50 different commodity prices and some other variables and sources is used to tests the determinants of commodity prices. According to the evidence, interest rates seem to maintain a negative relationship with commodity prices.

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  • Luis E. Arango & Fernando Arias & Adriana Flórez, 2012. "Determinants of commodity prices," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(2), pages 135-145, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:applec:44:y:2012:i:2:p:135-145
    DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2010.500273
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