Volatility and Price Transmission from World Prices to the Ecuadorian Coffee Market

  • Andr R. J PHD Student of the Technical University of Madrid (UPM). Avda. Puerta de Hierro N
  • Alberto Garrido Research Centre for the Management of Agricultural and Environmental Risks (CEIGRAM), Technical University of Madrid (UPM). C/ Senda del Rey 13, CP. 28040, Madrid, Spain.
Keywords: Ecuador, coffee market, volatility, asymmetric price transmission.


Growers are the most vulnerable agents in price movements of agricultural commodities markets. The behaviors of margins do not usually evolve beneficially in an asymmetric price transmission (from world to domestic market) setting. Therefore, markets volatility affects the growers


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