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Price Transmission in the European Tomatoes and Cauliflowers Sectors

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ABSTRACT The paper explores the characteristics of spatial price movements for fresh vegetables. The analysis is conducted on tomato and cauliflower prices collected on main production and consumption European markets. We estimate an asymmetric threshold autoregressive econometric model and provide estimates of transaction costs and speeds of price transmission among spatially separated markets. We assess the average elapsing time for the transmission of price shocks. In eight of ten cases we found that spatial price transmissions is not symmetric. Moreover in most cases we conclude that tomato and cauliflower markets are not efficient. We convey interesting policy considerations for the fresh vegetables sectors.

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  • Fabio Gaetano Santeramo, 2015. "Price Transmission in the European Tomatoes and Cauliflowers Sectors," Agribusiness, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 31(3), pages 399-413, June.
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    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • Q11 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Aggregate Supply and Demand Analysis; Prices
    • Q13 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Markets and Marketing; Cooperatives; Agribusiness
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    • Q18 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy

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