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O preço das commodities importa? Eficiência operacional dos bancos brasileiros e a queda recente nos preços das commodities
This work analyzes the effect of the recent drop in commodity prices, starting from march 2014, on the level of efficiency of Brazilian banks. The core target of this paper is to observe whether, in general, adverse shocks ...
Primary commodities: the outlook for Latin America
Commodity price perdictability: commodity currencies or global risk factor
(Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, 2015)
In this paper, I argue that global factors also have a role in forecasting commodity prices. That is, both global factors and the exchange rates of small commodity exporters have predictive power over global commodity ...
Explaining Commodity Prices by a Cointegrated Time Series-Cross Section Model
This paper analyzes idiosyncratic and common determinants of commodity prices by adopting a time series-cross section approach. Different from the previous empirical literature, we allow for long-run and short-run effects, ...
The inefficiency of interest-rate subsidies in commodity price stabilization
(Oxford University Press, 1996)
Interest-rate subsidies have been used to stimulate commodity stockholding, with the intention of stabilizing prices. However, reductions in price variability can be achieved at less government cost using a direct storage ...