Impact of Railroad Contracts on Grain Bids to Farmers

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Steven D. Hanson; C. Phillip Baumel; Daniel Schnell;
  • Journal: American Journal of Agricultural Economics,volume 71,issue 3,pages638-646
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2307/1242019
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | respiratory tract diseases | immune system diseases

The deregulation of railroads by the Staggers Rail Act of 1980 reversed nearly a century of prohibition of contracts between railroads shippers/receivers. This paper presents an analysis of the impact that railroad contracts have on grain bids to corn, wheat, and soybea... View more
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