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    Fertilizers markets: in search of the index of choice

    Geman, Hélyette (2017) Fertilizers markets: in search of the index of choice. In: Jégourel, Y. (ed.) The Financialization of Commodity Markets: A Short-lived Phenomenon? OCP Policy Center, pp. 17-32. ISBN 9789954971789.

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    Abstract

    The goal of the paper is twofold: i) Re-examine the different definitions that ‘financialization’ has conveyed in the large recent literature on commodities; ii) argue in favour of visible indexes in the creation of reliable derivatives markets, taking the remarkable example of the Liquid Natural Gas indexes and inferring some lessons for the creation of derivatives in fertilizer markets

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: Chapter in a policy report
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Fertilizer Indexes, LNG indexes, Fertilizer derivatives, Financialization
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2018 10:39
    Last Modified: 19 Nov 2018 13:36
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/19802

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