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An Analysis of Cointegration: Investigation of the Cost-Price Squeeze in Agriculture


  • Campiche, Jody L.
  • Bryant, Henry L.
  • Richardson, James W.
  • Outlaw, Joe L.


The differences in prices paid and prices received by farmers are examined using cointegration analysis. A Johansen cointegration test between prices paid and prices received revealed that the series were cointegrated. After accounting for technological change, we do not reject a long-run one-for-one correspondence between prices paid and prices received.

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  • Campiche, Jody L. & Bryant, Henry L. & Richardson, James W. & Outlaw, Joe L., 2006. "An Analysis of Cointegration: Investigation of the Cost-Price Squeeze in Agriculture," 2006 Annual Meeting, February 5-8, 2006, Orlando, Florida 35357, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:saeaso:35357

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