Methods to Analyse Agricultural Commodity Price Volatility

Chapter

Abstract

A broad set of methods are available to analyse price volatility. However, due to specific market characteristics and policy implications, agricultural commodity price volatility cannot be analysed as financial price volatility. This chapter reviews these points and outlines the content of the book.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), Joint Research Centre (JRC)European CommissionSevilleSpain

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