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The theory of commodity price stabilization : a study in the economics of risk / David M.G. Newbery and Joseph E. Stiglitz.

; Stiglitz, Joseph E
New York : Oxford University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0198284179, 0198284381

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Other Title Commodity price stabilization
Other Authors Stiglitz, Joseph E.
Subjects Agraraussenhandel.
Commodity control.
Équilibre (économie politique)
Formation des prix.
Preco (Economia)
Prix agricole.
Produits agricoles.
Produits commerciaux -- Réglementation.
Risque financier.
Stabilisation économique.
Stabilité des prix.
biens de consommation -- économie incertaine -- prix -- stabilisation économique.
Description xv, 462 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 446-451) and index.
Contents Part I -- Introduction and Summary -- Introduction -- The Main Issues -- Summary of Findings -- Statement of the Problem -- Part II -- Fundamentals: Supply and Demand Under Risk -- Competitively Supply with Risk-Neutral Farmers -- Supply with Risk-Averse Farmers -- Empirical Measurements of Producers' Attitudes to Risk -- Theory of Consumer Demand -- Consumer Benefits of Price Stabilization -- Market Equilibrium with Rational Expectations -- Price Dynamics, Expectations, and Adjustments -- Part III -- Market Equilibrium -- Sharing and Reducing Risk -- Futures Markets and Risk Reduction -- Storage and Savings -- The Efficiency of Market Equilibrium -- Information and Market Equilibrium -- Part IV -- Price Stabilization with no Supply Response -- The Theory of Partial Price Stabilization -- Determinants of the Distributional Impact of Price Stabilization -- Effects of Market Distortion -- Estimates of the Benefits of Price Stabilization -- Part V -- Supply Responses to Stabilization -- The Simple Theory of Supply Response to Price Stabilization -- Risk Aversion and Supply Response: A Geometrical Analysis -- Pareto-Inferior Trade and Price Stabilization -- Trade Policy -- Part VI -- Macroeconomic Repercussions -- Export-Led Price Instability -- Balance-of-Payments Policy -- Export Instability and Growth -- International Instability -- Part VII -- Dynamic Considerations -- Buffer Stocks -- Optimal Commodity Stockpiling Rules.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8170080
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WorldCat Identities Newbery, David M. G.
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