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The role of international commodity exchanges in the formation and transmission of prices and price risk along international coffee chains
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transmission of prices and price risk along international coffee chains

The 1990s has seen a shift in policy from multilateral price stabilisation schemes towards market liberalisation and private risk management strategies in the context of income stabilisation for agro-commodity exporting low-income countries. This pap... Read More about The role of international commodity exchanges in the formation and transmission of prices and price risk along international coffee chains.

The New Price Makers: An investigation into the impact of financial investment on coffee price behaviour
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Newman, S. (2009). The New Price Makers: An investigation into the impact of financial investment on coffee price behaviour

The collapse of the international commodity agreements in the 1980s, together with the liberalisation of marketing systems in commodity exporting developing countries under structural adjustment programs have removed the role of the state in the pric... Read More about The New Price Makers: An investigation into the impact of financial investment on coffee price behaviour.

A new growth path for South African industrialisation: An input-output analysis
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Newman, S., Baloyi, B., & Ncube, P. A new growth path for South African industrialisation: An input-output analysis

This paper looks at the way in which the structure of the economy has been built through the economic policies of the Apartheid government and reinforced in the first sixteen years of democracy. It is argued that previous growth paths have resulted i... Read More about A new growth path for South African industrialisation: An input-output analysis.

Financialization, price risks, and global commodity chains: Distributional implications on cotton sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa
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in Sub-Saharan Africa

The functioning of commodity markets has changed related to processes of financialization that involve two major developments – the rise of financial interest on commodity derivative markets through the increasing presence of financial investors and... Read More about Financialization, price risks, and global commodity chains: Distributional implications on cotton sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Analysing Finance and Production in the Contemporary Capitalist Era
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Chester, L., & Newman, S. (2014). Analysing Finance and Production in the Contemporary Capitalist Era

here has been a dramatic restructuring of the global economy as the dictates of neoliberalism have reconfigured the contemporary capitalist system of accumulation which has involved a seismic shift from industrial to finance capital. There have been... Read More about Analysing Finance and Production in the Contemporary Capitalist Era.