Browse Dept. of Agricultural and Consumer Economics by Subject "hedging"

  • Armah, Stephen (2013-02-03)
    Stimulating economic development and growth has been difficult in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). In this three-essay dissertation, I examine and assess two strategies—market-based risk management through hedging, and growth ...

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  • Pennings, Joost M.E.; Leuthold, Raymond M. (Office for Futures and Options Research, Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000-01)
    This paper develops an alternative view on the motivation to hedge. A conceptual model shows how hedging facilitates contract relationships between firms and can solve conflicts between firms. In this model, firms’ ...

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  • Leuthold, Raymond M.; Kim, Min-Kyoung (Office for Futures and Options Research, Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000-01)
    This study investigates whether U.S. corn merchants can effectively manage the overnight price risk of cash corn purchased after the Chicago Board of Trade closes at 1:15 p.m. on either the electronic Project A market or ...

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