Modelling Commodity Prices in a World Macroeconomic Model

  • G. H. Holtham
Part of the Advanced Studies in Theoretical and Applied Econometrics book series (ASTA, volume 13)


This paper describes work in progress to endogenise commodity prices in the OECD’s world macro—model INTERLINK. Part I gives the purpose of the work and an overview of the model and describes the modelling strategy. Part II gives results of empirical work on commodity price equations. Long run properties of estimated equations are reported, together with short run forecast performance. Simulation testing of the full model system incorporating the equations is still in progress at the time of writing and only preliminary results are available.


Commodity Price ARIMA Model Import Price Spot Price Real Price 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. H. Holtham
    • 1
  1. 1.OECDParisFrance

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