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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Trust in the European Union in Challenging Times

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This is the first book in the Interdisciplinary European Studies collection. This volume provides an interdisciplinary perspective on trust in the EU from the vantage point of political science, law and economics. Lars Oxelheim, Lund University and affiliated to IFN, is one of the authors.

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