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Market Structure Conduct Performance (SCP) Hypothesis Revisited using Stochastic Frontier Efficiency Analysis
Use of efficiency measures as a proxy for performance to test the market structure-conduct-performance (SCP) hypothesis is explored. Utilizing Battese and Coelli specification, we estimate stochasticExpand
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INTERMODAL FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION PLANNING USING COMMODITY FLOW DATA
All states regularly conduct statewide long-range transportation planning. The main focus has been on passenger trip demand forecasting. The freight demand forecasting has lagged because a commonlyExpand
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The Impact of Exchange Rate Variability on Agricultural Exports of Developing Countries
Abstract This paper examines the impact of exchange rate and its volatility on the Turkish agricultural exports in the framework of error-correction model. The error correction model results indicateExpand
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ANALYZING THE PERCEIVED IMPACT OF ISO 9000 STANDARDS ON U.S. AGRIBUSINESSES SITES
We used a non-competitive market framework to assess the perceived impact of ISO 9000 standards on the operational efficiency of registered U.S. agribusiness sites. Kendall Coefficient ofExpand
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A Preliminary Economic Assessment of Roundup Ready Soybeans in Mississippi
The advent of genetically altered seed has had a revolutionary effect on the cotton, soybean, and corn seed industries. The basic premise for the use of these seed are to reduce costs through lowerExpand
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An Inter-Sector Impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita On The Agribusiness Industry In Mississippi
This study evaluates the impact of hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the agribusiness industry and related sectors in Mississippi. Input-output analysis was used to determine the economic impact ofExpand
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IMPACTS OF CORN AND SOYBEAN MEAL PRICE CHANGES ON THE DEMAND AND SUPPLY OF U.S. BROILERS
This study examined factors that affected the prices of corn and soybean meal and the impact of these prices on market demand and supply for U.S. broilers. An econometric model consisting of fourExpand
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An Analysis of Trends in Food Import Refusals in the United States
Millions of pounds of fresh fruits, vegetables, cut flowers, herbs, and other agricultural and food products enter the United States via commercial shipments from other countries every year. AlthoughExpand
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Measurements of Agricultural Productivity and Efficiency Gains from NAFTA
The primary objective of this study is to empirically determine whether North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has contributed to increased agricultural productivity in any of its memberExpand
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AN ANALYSIS OF SELECTED PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR U.S. AGRIBUSINESS SITES REGISTERED TO ISO 9000 SERIES OF STANDARDS
A factor analysis examined underlying relationships of selected performance indicators for U.S. ISO 9000-registered agribusiness sites. The factoring technique uniquely identified five of six primaryExpand
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