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  • publication . Preprint . 2012
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Revoredo-Giha, Cesar; Zuppiroli, Marco;

    The instability of prices and the hypothesis that speculative behaviour was one of its sources has brought renewed interest in the futures markets. In this paper, we concentrate on the European wheat futures markets (feed and milling) and the CBOT’s wheat contract as a ...

  • publication . Article . 2014
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Nitin Joshi;
    Publisher: CFA Institute

    The dividend-price ratio is a noisy proxy for expected returns when expected dividend growth is time-varying. This paper uses a new and forward-looking measure of dividend growth extracted from S&P 500 futures and options to correct the dividend-price ratio for changes ...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 1981
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Clifford W. Smith; David Mayers;
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    Publisher: University of Chicago Press

    We provide a foundation for a positive theory of insurance contracting with examples of its testable predictions. We argue that incentive conflicts arise when discretionary action is authorized and that contractual provisions and organizational structures control source...

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  • publication . Article . 2003
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    Authors:
    M. Govinda Rao;
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

    The sharp deterioration in the fiscal health of the states has been a matter of concern for policymakers. The remedial measures recently taken include the institution of the Medium Term Fiscal Restructuring Policy (MTFRP), stipulating performance requirements for borrow...

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  • publication . Report . Article . Preprint . 2006
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Tol, R.S.J.; Yohe, G.W.;

    Yohe and Tol (2002. Global Environmental Change 12, 25-40) built an indexing method for vulnerability based on the hypothesis that the adaptive capacity for any system facing a vector of external stresses could be explained by the weakest of its underlying determinants-...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . Conference object . 2014
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Jaqueline Garcia-Yi;
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    Publisher: MDPI AG

    only when farmers sell their products to local retailers, but not when they supply wholesalers. In particular, this result implies that policies designed to encourage specific forms of market participation could have a positive effect on farmers’ economic well-being and...

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  • publication . Preprint . 2012
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Rajsic, Predrag; Fox, Glenn;

    The Canadian Farm Products Agencies Act (2012) requires that comparative advantage be used to guide the allocation of new quota under supply management. This requirement, however, has not been met in practice. Agricultural economists have proposed several ways of making...

  • publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Preprint . 2004
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Diptesh Ghosh; Boris Goldengorin; Gerard Sierksma;
    Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers

    This paper describes data correcting algorithms. It provides the theory behind the algorithms and presents the implementation details and computational experience with these algorithms on the asymmetric traveling salesperson problem, the problem of maximizing submodular...

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  • publication . Preprint . Article . 2003
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    Authors:
    Wei-Xing Zhou; Didier Sornette;

    In the aftermath of the burst of the ``new economy'' bubble in 2000, the Federal Reserve aggressively reduced short-term rates yields in less than two years from 6.5% to 1.25% in an attempt to coax forth a stronger recovery of the US economy. But, there is growing appre...

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  • publication . Book . Preprint . 2010
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    Authors:
    Thomas J. Prusa; Chad P. Bown;
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    Publisher: The World Bank

    The United States use of"zeroing"in its antidumping procedures has become a political flash point threatening some legitimacy of the WTO's dispute settlement system. This paper provides a positive analysis of the zeroing issue, explains how it has evolved and who is lik...

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