Kann eine Marktordnung den Zuckerhandel unterstützen ? : der Standpunkt eines Wirschaftswissenschaftlers

Boussard Jean-Marc, Piketty Marie-Gabrielle. 2001. Kann eine Marktordnung den Zuckerhandel unterstützen ? : der Standpunkt eines Wirschaftswissenschaftlers. Sugar Industry, 126 (4) : pp. 269-272.

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Titre autre : Can market regulation help the sugar trade? : an economist's view

Autre titre : La régulation du marché peut-elle aider le commerce du sucre ? : le regard d'un économiste

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Abstract : An initial model of the world sugar economy shows that sugar prices are by nature very volatile. Contrary to received wisdom, market liberalization would in the end increase, rather than reduce, the range of price fluctuation. Since management is adverse to risk and inclined to cut production in the face of unstable prices, the average price level would be considerable higher with liberalization than without liberalization. Consequently, the benefit of efficient resource utilization will be undermined because of the one-sided competitive advantages. As a result, policy-makers should be aware that in pursuing the objective of achieving a better division of labour among countries they could give rise to unwanted situations (Résumé d'auteur)

Mots-clés Agrovoc : Sucre, Prix, Libéralisation des échanges, Marché des produits de base

Classification Agris : E71 - International trade
E10 - Agricultural economics and policies

Auteurs et affiliations

  • Boussard Jean-Marc, INRA (FRA)
  • Piketty Marie-Gabrielle, CIRAD-AMIS-ECOPOL (FRA)

Autres liens de la publication

  • Document en bibliothèque
  • Localisation du document : CD_BR8792 [(Bibliothèque de Lavalette)] ; AFF_UP_BR345 [(Archive Bibliothèque de Nogent)]

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