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The Hog Cycle Revisited

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  • Spreen, Thomas H.
  • Shonkwiler, J. Scott

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The existence of a four year cycle in hog production and prices has been well-documented in the literature. Using recent data, however, this paper demonstrates that the cycle has become shorter with an average duration of approximately 3.2 years.

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  • Spreen, Thomas H. & Shonkwiler, J. Scott, 1981. "The Hog Cycle Revisited," 1981 Annual Meeting, July 26-29, Clemson, South Carolina 279384, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea81:279384
    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.279384
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    1. Wallis, Kenneth F, 1977. "Multiple Time Series Analysis and the Final Form of Econometric Models," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 45(6), pages 1481-1497, September.
    2. Harold F. Breimyer, 1959. "Emerging Phenomenon: A Cycle in Hogs," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 41(4), pages 760-768.
    3. Mark S. Jelavich, 1973. "Distributed Lag Estimation of Harmonic Motion in the Hog Market," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 55(2), pages 223-224.
    4. Hovav Talpaz, 1974. "Multi-Frequency Cobweb Model: Decomposition of the Hog Cycle," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 56(1), pages 38-49.
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    1. Shonkwiler, J.S. & Spreen, T.H., 1986. "Bootstrapping The Hog Cycle," 1986 Annual Meeting, July 27-30, Reno, Nevada 278160, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
    2. Shonkwiler, John Scott & Spreen, Thomas H., 1986. "Statistical Significance And Stability Of The Hog Cycle," Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 18(2), pages 1-7, December.

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