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Title: REGIONAL AND SEASONAL DIFFERENCES IN THE COTTON BASIS
Authors: Seamon, V. Frederick
Kahl, Kandice H.
Curtis, Charles E., Jr.
Keywords: basis expectations
cotton marketing
futures markets
nonparametric statistics
theory of storage
Issue Date: 2001
Abstract: The cotton basis is examined graphically and statistically to determine if the basis differs across U.S. production regions and within the crop year as economic theory predicts. The analysis indicates the basis differs for some, but not all, regions consistent with the theory. Results also show that the typical seasonal pattern is not apparent for regions which export most of their cotton, most likely because demand in these regions is seasonal.
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/14694
Institution/Association: Journal of Agribusiness>Volume 19, Number 2, Fall 2001
Total Pages: 15
Language: English
From Page: 147
To Page: 161
Collections:Volume 19, Number 2, Fall 2001

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