2018

Market Power and Forward Prices

Reprint No. 2018:26

Author(s): Keith Ruddell, Anthony Downward and Andy PhilpottYear: 2018 Title: Economics Letters Volume (No.): 166 (May) Pages: 6–9
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Market Power and Forward Prices Keith Ruddell, Anthony Downward and Andy Philpott


Our model of strategic behavior in sequential markets exhibits a persistent forward price premium. This premium is not susceptible to arbitrage by speculators on the forward market, since purchasers prefer forward contracts backed by producers with market power.


Reference:
Ruddell, Keith, Anthony Downward and Andy Philpott (2018), "Market Power and Forward Prices". Economics Letters 166(May), 6–9.

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