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Will the Emergence of the Euro Affect World Commodity Prices?

John T. Cuddington Hong Liang

in The Impact of EMU on Europe and the Developing Countries

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245314
eISBN:
9780191697449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245314.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter asks whether the euro can affect the volatility of world commodity prices and why the impact of the euro on real commodity prices should be of interest to economic analysts and policy ... More


Biofuels, Binding Constraints, and Agricultural Commodity Price Volatility

Philip Abbott

in The Economics of Food Price Volatility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226128924
eISBN:
9780226129082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129082.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The share of U.S. corn production used to produce ethanol increased from 12.4% in the 2004/05 crop year to over 38.5% in the 2010/11 crop year, and remained there even in 2011/12. Even after ... More


Portfolio Investors and the German Model

Gordon L. Clark and Dariusz Wójcik

in The Geography of Finance: Corporate Governance in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213368
eISBN:
9780191695858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213368.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter combines financial data with research on the geography of the German capital market in order to assess the relationship between corporate governance and stock price volatility. It argues ... More


Order Flow, Liquidity, and Securities Price Dynamics

Thierry Foucault, Marco Pagano, and Ailsa Röell

in Market Liquidity: Theory, Evidence, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199936243
eISBN:
9780199333059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936243.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides a framework for understanding intraday stock price variations. The framework also helps to explain the factors that determine variables such as the order flow and the bid-ask ... More


Housing Price Volatility and Downsizing in Later Life

James Banks, Richard Blundell, Zoë Oldfield, and James P. Smith

in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903064
eISBN:
9780226903088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903088.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter discusses several types of housing transitions made at older ages in Britain and the United States. The extent of residential mobility and the downsizing across multiple dimensions, ... More


International Trade, Food Security, and the Response to the WTO in South Asian Countries

Ramesh Chand

in Food Security: Indicators, Measurement, and the Impact of Trade Openness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236558
eISBN:
9780191717031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236558.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Implementation of various provisions of the WTO Agreement on Agriculture causes serious concern with regard to the performance of the agriculture sector and food security, and South Asian countries ... More


Overconfidence and Speculative Bubbles

José A. Scheinkman and Wei Xiong

in New Perspectives on Asset Price Bubbles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199844333
eISBN:
9780190258504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199844333.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter presents a behavioral-based model for studying asset price bubbles and trading volume based on heterogeneous beliefs generated by agents' overconfidence. It describes the explicit links ... More


Food Prices and Food Price Volatility

Donald F. Larson

in Commodities: Markets, Performance, and Strategies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190656010
eISBN:
9780190656041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656010.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines food prices from 1900 to 2015. Despite growing populations, rising incomes, new technologies, globalization, and the emergence of commodities as an asset class, no trends are ... More


The Political Economy of Food Price Policy: An Overview

Per Pinstrup-Andersen

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

How do governments respond to abrupt food price changes and why do they respond as they do? Answers to these two questions are important to help us understand policy-making, to predict how policy ... More


Introduction

Geoffrey Heal

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0049
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter introduces the panel entitled “Managing Commodity Price Volatility.” It cites the increased volatility of energy and other commodity prices in recent decades. Countries have been ... More


Panel Summary

Patrick Bolton, Frederic Samama, and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds)

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0054
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter summarizes the panel discussion on managing commodity price volatility. It says that commodity price volatility is a source of risk, especially for developing nations. It can lead to ... More


The Political Economy of Food Price Policy: Key Policy-related Lessons

Per Pinstrup-Andersen

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter aims to highlight lessons to assist governments in designing and implementing policies to deal with future increases in food price volatility. There is no unique definition of what is ... More


Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Per Pinstrup-Andersen (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Food price volatility is one of the major challenges facing the global agricultural system today. This was most vividly illustrated during the global food crisis of 2007–9 when price spikes occurred ... More


Crisis and Innovation in the Housing Economy: A Tale of Three Markets

Michael Haliassos

in Financial Innovation: Too Much or Too Little?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018296
eISBN:
9780262305495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018296.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

It is generally agreed that the crises of the mid-2000s were triggered, in part, by the failures of financial innovation in the housing economy. In relation to the securitisation of mortgages, and ... More


Chile and Copper

Ignacio Briones

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0051
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses Chile's Social and Economic Stabilization Fund, which provides a hedge against the volatility of copper prices. Mining (copper) accounts for 15 percent of the country's GDP, ... More


Monetary Policy and Stock Market Booms

Lawrence J. Christiano, Cosmin Ilut, Roberto Motto, and Massimo Rostagno

in New Perspectives on Asset Price Bubbles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199844333
eISBN:
9780190258504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199844333.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter examines some of the traditional views on appropriate monetary policy and its relationship with stock market booms. Using historical data and model simulations for eighteen boom periods ... More


Management of Commodity Price Risks on Sovereign Balance Sheets1

Jukka Pihlman

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0052
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

For commodity-producing countries, commodities can be a blessing and a curse: They provide a huge part of countries' revenues, but they are very volatile and can be temporary or finite. The ... More


The Institutions of Trade and the Reduction of Market Risk: The Convoy System

Jeremy Baskes

in Staying Afloat: Risk and Uncertainty in Spanish Atlantic World Trade, 1760-1820

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785426
eISBN:
9780804786355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785426.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents a revisionist explanation for the Spanish flota (carrera de indias) universally depicted by historians as a monopolistic trade system that generated excessive profits to the ... More


Cap and Trade: The Other Way to Price Pollution

Gilbert E. Metcalf

in Paying for Pollution: Why a Carbon Tax is Good for America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190694197
eISBN:
9780190694227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694197.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews another way to put a price on pollution: establishing a cap and trade program. It describes what cap and trade is, how it puts a price on pollution, and its use around the world. ... More


Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies

Kamiar Mohaddes, Jeffrey B. Nugent, and Hoda Selim (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198822226
eISBN:
9780191861208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822226.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This volume contributes to the literature on the Arab World in two main ways. First, the regional focus on the role of institutions and macroeconomic policies fills an enormous research gap as this ... More


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