The valuation of market information from livestock selling complexes

The efficient operation of livestock markets is contingent upon producers accessing relevant market information which assists adjustment to production and distribution. This article provides an analysis of the value of market information gleaned by producers attending public livestock auctions. The article uses the Travel Cost Method to quantify the value of this information and notes the limitations of applying the Travel Cost Method in this context.


Issue Date:
1999-06
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/117042
Published in:
Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Volume 43, Issue 2
Page range:
195-208
Total Pages:
14




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