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- Harris, Stuart
- Australian journal of agricultural and resource economics 1974 v.18 no.2 pp. 85-100
- agricultural products, etc ; commodity prices; food supply; inflation; markets; trade; Show all 6 Subjects
- ... This paper looks at the recent boom in agricultural commodity prices to see to what extent the changes these prices reflect are of a structural rather than short term nature. It concludes that they are essentially short term: a lagged supply response to the agricultural depression of 1970 and 1971; the coincidence of normal commodity cycles for several commodities; an unusual coincidence of advers ...