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Pricing in the Coffee Industry: An Econometric Model of Prices to Growers

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posted on 12.05.2018, 00:00 by Alex Belser
This paper examines the relationship between the price in the global commodity market for coffee and the prices growers receive at farmgate level. A dataset containing pricing information for fifteen producing countries is used to help explain the role of world prices and retail prices in determining the prices growers receive. A fixed effects regression model is used conduct a hypothesis test on the significance of global coffee prices. Global coffee market prices and average worldwide retail prices are shown to have a significant effect on farmgate prices for farmers. Potential implications of this linkage in the coffee sector are also addressed.

History

Advisor

Aadland, David

ISO

eng

Language

English

Publisher

University of Wyoming. Libraries

Collection

Honors Theses AY 17/18

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Honors Capstones AY 17/18

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