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Bubbles, Food Prices, and Speculation: Evidence from the CFTC's Daily Large Trader Data Files

Nicole M. Aulerich, Scott H. Irwin, Philip Garcia

Chapter in forthcoming NBER book The Economics of Food Price Volatility, Jean-Paul Chavas, David Hummels, and Brian Wright
Conference held August 15-16, 2012
Forthcoming from University of Chicago Press

---- Acknowledgements -----

This material is based upon work supported by Cooperative Agreement with the Economic

Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture under Project No. 58-3000-8-0063.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Scott H. Irwin -----

I co-manage a family farm that transacts in grain markets.

I am a principal in a firm that provides grain yield forecasts to commodity market participants.

I have served as a compensated consultant for a financial firm that offers commodity index products to investors.

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