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Title: Dynamics of Price Transmission in the Presence of a Major Food Safety Shock: Impact of H5N1 Avian Influenza on the Turkish Poultry Sector
Authors: Saghaian, Sayed H.
Ozertan, Gokhan
Spaulding, Aslihan D.
Keywords: avian influenza
chicken
food safety shock
price transmission dynamics
supply chain
Turkey
JEL Codes: Q11
Q13
Issue Date: 2008-12
Abstract: This article addresses the dynamic impact of the 2005 H5N1 avian influenza outbreak on the Turkish poultry sector. Contemporary time-series analyses with historical decomposition graphs are used to address differences in monthly price adjustments between market levels along the Turkish poultry supply channel. The empirical results show that price adjustments are asymmetric with respect to both speed and magnitude along the marketing channel. Results also reveal a differential impact of the exogenous shock on producers and retailers. The findings have critical efficiency and equity implications for the supply-chain participants.
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/47274
Institution/Association: Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics>Volume 40, Number 03, December 2008
Total Pages: 17
From Page: 1015
To Page: 1031
Collections:Volume 40, Number 03, December 2008

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