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Existing and potential technologies for carbon emissions reductions in the Indian cement industry (English)

The publication includes a set of technical papers developed under the Low Carbon Technology Roadmap for Indian Cement Industry project, which is implemented with support from IFC. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper 78155 JAN 01, 2013

Confederation of Indian Industry; National Council for Cement and Building Materia Disclosed

An econometric model of the world cotton and non-cellulosic fibers markets (English)

The main purpose of this study was to specify and estimate an econometric model of the world fiber market, with emphasis on the cotton production and consumption for the major world fiber market participants. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper SCP24 MAR 31, 1991

Coleman, Jonathan; Thigpen, M. Elton

Energy demand in the developing countries : prospects for the future (English)

In recent years, energy consumption has increased rapidly in the developing countries. Their share in global energy consumption (outside of the USSR and Eastern Europe) has increased from 20 percent in 1970 to 33 percent in 1988. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper SCP23 AUG 31, 1990

Imran, Mudassar; Barnes, Philip Disclosed

Cocoa product price relationships (English)

The paper underscores the relevance of this analysis of the cocoa product markets by describing the evolution of trade in cocoa products and evaluating the prospects for cocoa processing and exports of cocoa products by bean-producing countries. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper DWC8801 JAN 31, 1988

Gbetibouo, Mathurin; Mehta, Kiri Disclosed

Factors affecting grains prices, 1970-1984 (English)

As grain prices went through a boom-to-bust cycle from the early 1970s to the mid 1980s, the factors contributing to these fluctuations became an important issue for agricultural trade. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper DWC8710 NOV 30, 1987

Mitchell, Donald O. Disclosed

Commodity bonds : a risk management instrument for developing countries (English)

In the 1980-86 period commodity earnings fluctuations increased and commodity prices declined sharply, adding to the difficulties of managing the balance sheets of firms in the commodity business. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper DWC8712 NOV 30, 1987

Priovolos, Theophilos

Substitutability of metals in U.S. industry (English)

The study has analyzed the substitutability and technological bias of inputs in the production process of five metal-intensive US industries, namely chemicals, fabricated metals, cans and containers, machinery, electrical equipment and transportation equipment by estimating their cost functions with the use of appropriately constrained translog cost functions and the assumption of separability between factors. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper DWC8711 NOV 30, 1987

Priovolos, Theophilos; Dunietz, Tamar

An econometric analysis of the world copper market (English)

The prolonged economic difficulties since the late 1970s have thrown into sharp relief the structural changes in the world copper market since the mid-1960s and the resulting changes in competitiveness among the major producing countries. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper SCP20 OCT 31, 1987

C. Suan Tan Disclosed

Metals market efficiency in relation to foreign exchange and financial markets (English)

The paper reports on the results of an extension of the testing of the efficiency of metal trades at the London Metal Exchange (LME). The results are predominantly positive. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper DWC8709 OCT 31, 1987

Gilbert, Christopher L. Disclosed

On understanding investment behavior in perennial crops production (English)

The supply behavior of the producers of perennials has long been recognized as a complex, multifaceted problem in agricultural development economics. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper DWC8708 OCT 31, 1987

Trivedi, P.K. Disclosed

An econometric model of the iron ore industry (English)

This paper presents a model of the world iron ore industry that uses game theory principles to determine iron ore prices. The boundaries of the range of price negotiations are specified through bilateral oligopolistic theory and are further constrained so that the negotiating parties are not put out of business. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper SCP19 OCT 01, 1987

Priovolos, Theophilos Disclosed

Leads and lags in commodity prices : an application of cross-spectral analysis (English)

This paper reports the results of an application of spectral analysis to the short- and medium-term forecasting of primary commodity prices. The study posited and set out to identify three categories of systematic behavior within the commodity price series: (i) behavior which is inherent to the commodity market itself; (ii) behavior which reflects the impact of systematic behavior in another commodity market, e.g. substitutes or complements; and (iii) behavior which reflects movements which are common to all prices in the economy, as a result of, say, monetary policy changes. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper DWC8707 AUG 31, 1987

Buchinsky, Moshe Disclosed

Modelling global demand for fertilizer (English)

This paper describes the recently-completed fertilizer model which is used by the Commodity Studies and Projections Division. The fertilizers included in the model are nitrogen, phosphate and potash. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper DWC8706 JUN 30, 1987

Buchinsky, Moshe Disclosed

Energy demand in the US manufacturing sector (English)

The use of energy in the US manufacturing sector has been declining over the last two decades and the rate of decline has accelerated in the post-1973 period; the period of sharply-higher energy prices. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper DWC8705 MAY 31, 1987

Imran, Mudassar; Najmabadi, Farrokh Disclosed

Kenyan coffee sector outlook : a framework for policy analysis (English)

This paper examines recent trends in the Kenyan coffee sub-sector and evaluates production and export prospects for Kenyan coffee under several scenarios. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper DWC8703 MAY 31, 1987

Akiyama, Takamasa

A new global tea model : specification, estimation, and simulation (English)

The model of the world tea economy described herein has a number of general features which are shared by other econometric commodity models. The stylized version of an econometric agricultural commodity market model usually contains supply equations for the major producers, demand equations for major consumers and either inventory demand equations or price equations. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper SCP17 MAR 31, 1987

Takamasa Akiyama; Trivedi, Pravin K.

The international sugar industry : developments and prospects (English)

This paper examines developments in sugar production, processing and marketing in recent years which have contributed to basic changes in the pattern of production and trade. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper SCP18 MAR 31, 1987

Brown, James G. Disclosed

Investment policies for steel producing countries : an empirical analysis of the use of iron ore by major steel producing countries (English)

Based on the analysis by Stiglitz and Dixit on natural resources dynamics, this study proposes recommendations on potential strategies for increasing efficiency among steel-producing countries. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper DWC8702 MAR 01, 1987

Priovolos, Theophilos Disclosed

The role of developing country debt and currency devaluation in the current commodity slump (English)

Commodity Working Paper DWC8701 FEB 28, 1987

Chang, Kevin P.H. Eligible for Disclosure

The world copper industry : its changing structure and future prospects (English)

The world copper market, depressed for more than a decade, has undergone a dramatic structural change. Depressed demand for copper was caused by the slowdown in world economic growth, a declining share of industry/manufacturing in GDP, substitution by other materials and material saving technologies. ... See More +

Commodity Working Paper SCP15 JAN 31, 1987

Kenji Takeuchi; Strongman, John E.; Shunichi Maeda

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Existing and potential technologies for carbon emissions reductions in the Indian cement industry (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 78155 Commodity Working Paper
An econometric model of the world cotton and non-cellulosic fibers markets (English)
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MAR 31, 1991 SCP24 Commodity Working Paper
Energy demand in the developing countries : prospects for the future (English)
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AUG 31, 1990 SCP23 Commodity Working Paper
Cocoa product price relationships (English)
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JAN 31, 1988 DWC8801 Commodity Working Paper
Factors affecting grains prices, 1970-1984 (English)
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NOV 30, 1987 DWC8710 Commodity Working Paper
Commodity bonds : a risk management instrument for developing countries (English)
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NOV 30, 1987 DWC8712 Commodity Working Paper
Substitutability of metals in U.S. industry (English)
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NOV 30, 1987 DWC8711 Commodity Working Paper
An econometric analysis of the world copper market (English)
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OCT 31, 1987 SCP20 Commodity Working Paper
Metals market efficiency in relation to foreign exchange and financial markets (English)
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OCT 31, 1987 DWC8709 Commodity Working Paper
On understanding investment behavior in perennial crops production (English)
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OCT 31, 1987 DWC8708 Commodity Working Paper
An econometric model of the iron ore industry (English)
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OCT 01, 1987 SCP19 Commodity Working Paper
Leads and lags in commodity prices : an application of cross-spectral analysis (English)
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AUG 31, 1987 DWC8707 Commodity Working Paper
Modelling global demand for fertilizer (English)
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JUN 30, 1987 DWC8706 Commodity Working Paper
Energy demand in the US manufacturing sector (English)
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MAY 31, 1987 DWC8705 Commodity Working Paper
Kenyan coffee sector outlook : a framework for policy analysis (English)
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MAY 31, 1987 DWC8703 Commodity Working Paper
A new global tea model : specification, estimation, and simulation (English)
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MAR 31, 1987 SCP17 Commodity Working Paper
The international sugar industry : developments and prospects (English)
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MAR 31, 1987 SCP18 Commodity Working Paper
Investment policies for steel producing countries : an empirical analysis of the use of iron ore by major steel producing countries (English)
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MAR 01, 1987 DWC8702 Commodity Working Paper
The role of developing country debt and currency devaluation in the current commodity slump (English)
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FEB 28, 1987 DWC8701 Commodity Working Paper
The world copper industry : its changing structure and future prospects (English)
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JAN 31, 1987 SCP15 Commodity Working Paper