An analysis of scrap futures markets for stimulating resource recovery
Robert C. Anderson, Roger C. Dower, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Environmental Law Institute
Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, 1978 - Business & Economics - 79 pages
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Agricultural Economics American Economic Review Analysis base point broker concentrations buyers and sellers cash market cash price Chicago Mercantile Exchange coefficient of variation commodity exchange Commodity Futures contract grade copper futures CORRELATION MATRIX costs delivery month estimated ferrous scrap forward contracting forward prices futures prices futures trading grades of wastepaper Hard white envelope heavy melting HWEC impact of futures industry members inputs inspection iron and steel Journal of Agricultural market information Number OCBC OCBN Old corrugated boxes output participation pig iron plywood predictions price of plywood price series price uncertainty PRICES BY GRADE primary materials recycling scrap and wastepaper scrap futures contract scrap futures market scrap industry scrap markets scrap materials secondary materials Section softwood plywood speculators supply and demand supply elasticities supply equation supply response TABLE take delivery tion transactions U-values U.S. Environmental Protection user mills variable wastepaper and ferrous WASTEPAPER PRICES white envelope cuttings Woodpulp York
Page ii - This report has been reviewed by the US Environmental Protection Agency and approved for publication. Approval does not signify that the contents necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Environmental Protection Agency, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.
Page iii - Noxious air, foul water, and spoiled land are tragic testimony to the deterioration of our natural environment. The complexity of that environment and the interplay between its components require a concentrated and integrated attack on the problem. Research and development is that necessary first step in problem solution and it involves defining the problem, measuring its impact, and searching for solutions. The Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory develops new and improved technology and...
Page iii - Environmental Protection Agency was created because of increasing public and government concern about the dangers of pollution to the health and welfare of the American people. Noxious air, foul water, and spoiled land are tragic testimony to the deterioration of our natural environment. The complexity of that environment and the interplay between its components require a concentrated and integrated attack on the problems.
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Page iv - Laboratories, under the sponsorship of the US Environmental Protection Agency. This report covers the period from June 1, 1975, to June 30, 1978, and work was completed, as of June 1978.
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