Does Financial Speculation with Agricultural Commodities Cause Hunger? – A Reply to Our Critics

14 Pages Posted: 23 Jan 2014 Last revised: 24 Jul 2015

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Matthias Georg Will

Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

Sören Prehn

Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO)

Ingo Pies

Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

Thomas Glauben

University of Kiel

Date Written: January 21, 2014

Abstract

As a reply to our critics, we show that Bozorgmehr et al. (2013) have (a) misunderstood, (b) misread, and (c) misinterpreted the literature review by Will et al. (2012).

Keywords: Financial speculation, futures market, agricultural commodities, regulation, position limits, transaction tax, volatility, price level

JEL Classification: D84, G12, G13, G14, Q13, Q18

Suggested Citation

Will, Matthias Georg and Prehn, Sören and Pies, Ingo and Glauben, Thomas, Does Financial Speculation with Agricultural Commodities Cause Hunger? – A Reply to Our Critics (January 21, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2382735 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2382735

Matthias Georg Will (Contact Author)

Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration ( email )

Germany

Sören Prehn

Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) ( email )

Theodor-Lieser-Str.2
Halle, 06120
Germany

Ingo Pies

Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg ( email )

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Halle/Saale, DE Saxony-Anhalt 06108
Germany
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Thomas Glauben

University of Kiel ( email )

Department of Food Economics & Consumption Studies
D-24098 Kiel
Germany
+49 431 880-7372 (Phone)
+49 431 880-7308 (Fax)

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