An Evaluation of Alternative Indicators of Commodity Instability

Date on ten U.S. field crops for the period 1950 to 1977 are used to determine whether alternative single variable measures provide the same assessment of relative variability. The results demonstrate that the measurement and analysis of instability may be highly dependent on the choice of indicator.


Issue Date:
1981-07
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/183825
Total Pages:
14
Series Statement:
81-19




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