Farmers Aren’t Immune to Interest Rate Risk: A Duration Gap Analysis of Farm Balance Sheets

Changes in interest rates can substantially impact farm balance sheets. This article explores the farm sector’s interest rate risk levels using duration gap analysis and proposes simple modifications producers can make to their balance sheets to help protect equity from rising interest rates.


Issue Date:
Feb 28 2018
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/268965
ISSN:
0886-5558
Language:
English
Published in:
Choices, Volume 33, Issue 1
Page range:
1-8
JEL Codes:
G12; G32; Q12; Q14




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