Santeramo, Fabio Gaetano (2009) Market Integration in European Union’s Fruits and Vegetable Sectors. [Tesi di dottorato] (Unpublished)

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Item Type: Tesi di dottorato
Resource language: English
Title: Market Integration in European Union’s Fruits and Vegetable Sectors
Santeramo, Fabio
Date: 30 November 2009
Number of Pages: 105
Institution: Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
Department: Economia e politica agraria
Scuola di dottorato: Scienze agrarie e agroalimentari
Dottorato: Valorizzazione e gestione delle risorse agro-forestali
Ciclo di dottorato: 22
Coordinatore del Corso di dottorato:
Date: 30 November 2009
Number of Pages: 105
Keywords: market integration price transmission fruits and vegetables
Settori scientifico-disciplinari del MIUR: Area 07 - Scienze agrarie e veterinarie > AGR/01 - Economia ed estimo rurale
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2009 09:29
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2014 19:40

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The aim of this dissertation is to assess the degree of market integration in some F&V sectors through econometric techniques. In particular we estimated the speed of price transmission among closely located markets as well as the price transmission across different Regions. We consider products that differ for storability, incidence of transportation costs and production technologies so we are able to generalize our findings to the whole EU F&V sector. We employed Granger-Causality tests and estimated Ravallion-type regressions to identify the markets that mainly influence the prices of other markets in the same Region. Finally we adopted an asymmetric threshold autoregressive model to assess the speed of price transmisison. We show that the speed of price transmission decreases with the physical distance among markets and is affected by the degree of product storability.


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