publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2014

RESPONSIVENESS OF SPATIAL PRICE VOLATILITY TO INCREASED GOVERNMENT PARTICIPATION IN MAIZE GRAIN AND MAIZE MEAL MARKETING IN ZAMBIA

Syampaku, E.M; Mafimisebi, Taiwo Ejiola; Syampaku, E.M; Mafimisebi, Taiwo Ejiola;
English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2014
  • Publisher: Unknown
Abstract
The study analyzed the responsiveness of maize grain and maize meal spatial price volatilities to increased government participation in maize grain marketing in Zambia using descriptive statistics and vector auto-regression (VAR). This was achieved by comparing spatial price volatility means and spatial price means for the period under increased government participation with respective means for periods under limited government participation. Also, spatial price volatilities were regressed against own spatial price and cross price means, cross price spatial volatilities, seasonality and arbitrage level. Lastly, the extent of spatial volatility discovery in the t...
Subjects
free text keywords: Spatial, price volatility, private sector, government participation, maize grain, maize meal, vertical markets, Zambia, Crop Production/Industries, Demand and Price Analysis, International Relations/Trade, Marketing,, Crop Production/Industries, Demand and Price Analysis, International Relations/Trade, Marketing, Spatial, price volatility, private sector, government participation, maize grain, maize meal, vertical markets, Zambia
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publication . Other literature type . Preprint . 2014

RESPONSIVENESS OF SPATIAL PRICE VOLATILITY TO INCREASED GOVERNMENT PARTICIPATION IN MAIZE GRAIN AND MAIZE MEAL MARKETING IN ZAMBIA

Syampaku, E.M; Mafimisebi, Taiwo Ejiola; Syampaku, E.M; Mafimisebi, Taiwo Ejiola;