FORWARD CONTRACT INFORMATION IMPACTS ON PRICING AND PRODUCTION EFFICIENCIES IN A SIMULATED FED CATTLE MARKET

As policy makers strive to maintain competitiveness in agricultural markets, the impacts of altering market information sets must be evaluated. An experiment was designed to assess the price and production impacts of forward contract information. Results suggest that this information reduced price level and dispersion. Production efficiency was improved in the spot market.


Issue Date:
2002
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/36616
Total Pages:
21
Series Statement:
Selected Paper of the 2002 Annual Meeting, July 28-31, 2002, Long Beach, California




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