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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This book explores the complex and ever-changing relationship between the European Union and its member states. The recent surge in tension in this relationship has been prompted by the actions of some member state governments as they question fundamental EU values and principles and refuse to implement common decisions seemingly on the basis of narrowly defined national interests.

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