Trade, Competition, and the Pricing of Commodities

Simon J Evenett, Frédéric Jenny, 15 February 2012

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 
   Simon J Evenett and Frédéric Jenny

2 Commodity Prices, Government Policies and Competition 
   Steve McCorriston

3 Price Formation and Price Trends in Exhaustible Resource Markets 
   Marian Radetzki

4 Price Effects of International Cartels in Markets for Primary Products 
   John M Connor

5 Global Welfare Consequences of Cartelisation in Primary Commodities: Cases of Natural Rubber and Banana
   Pradeep S Mehta, Aradhna Aggarwal and Natasha Nayak

6 Export Cartels in Primary Products: The Potash Case in Perspective
   Frédéric Jenny

7 Reducing Distortions in International Commodity Markets: An Agenda for Multilateral Cooperation
   Bernard Hoekman and Will Martin

 

Professor of International Trade, University of St. Gallen and Member of the Warwick Commission on the Future of the Multilateral Trading System after Doha. Co-Director of the CEPR Programme in International Trade and Regional Economics.

Professor of Economics at ESSEC Business School in Paris, Judge at the Supreme Court of France (Cour de Cassation), Chairman of the OECD Competition Law and Policy Committee.