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作者 Breger Bush, Sasha
書名 Derivatives and development [electronic resource] : a political economy of global finance, farming, and poverty / Sasha Breger Bush
出版項 New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
國際標準書號 9781137062659 (electronic bk.)
1137062657 (electronic bk.)
0230338925 (hbk.)
9780230338920 (hbk.)
國際標準號碼 9786613845221
book jacket
版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (244 p.) : ill
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction -- Derivatives and Rural Development: Overview of Contemporary Applications -- Debating Rural Poverty: Derivatives, Development Orthodoxy, and the Global Coffee Commodity Chain -- Derivatives and Income Security for Coffee Producers: Theory and Practice -- Derivatives, Coffee Farmers, and the Politics of Alternatives -- Conclusions
Derivatives and Development is an analysis of an increasingly popular set of policy proposals coming from international development organizations and non-profits which suggest that developing country farmers should be hedging their considerable exposure to price risk on derivatives markets (futures and options markets), thereby securing their incomes from the vagaries of global commodity markets. It systematically and critically analyzes derivatives-based price risk management and the implications of derivatives advocacy for farmers. The author focuses upon small farmers in the Global South, a global community that currently numbers over one billion people. Small farmers in the Global South are among those groups most likely to be poor today, and are historically among those most at risk when agricultural markets are liberalized
鏈接 Print version: Breger Bush, Sasha. Derivatives and development. 1st ed. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012 9780230338920 (DLC) 2011051409 (OCoLC)769010887
主題 Derivative securities -- Developing countries
Finance -- Developing countries
International finance
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries
Economic development -- Developing countries
Developing countries -- Commerce
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Investments & Securities / General bisacsh
Electronic books
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