Monetary Policy and Agricultural Commodity Prices: It’s All Relative

A higher interest rate environment may have income implications for the farm sector. Past research demonstrates a negative relationship between relative interest rate levels and commodity prices, particularly for agricultural commodities. This article explores the complex relationship between interest rates, the money supply, exchange rates, and commodity prices.


Issue Date:
Feb 28 2018
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/268962
ISSN:
0886-5558
Language:
English
Published in:
Choices, Volume 33, Issue 1
Page range:
1-8
JEL Codes:
Q11; Q14; Q17




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