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Title:The Differential Effects of Rail Rate Deregulation: U.S. Corn, Wheat, and Soybean Markets
Authors:John Bitzan, Kimberly Vachal, Tamara VanWechel, and Dan Vinje
University:North Dakota State University
Publication Date:Jun 2003
Report #:MPC-03-144
Project #:MPC-189
TRID #:00960461
Keywords:benefits, commodities, competition, corn, cross sections, demand, deregulation, elasticity (economics), markets, pricing, productivity, railroads, rates, soybeans, time series analysis, wheat
Type:Research Report – MPC Publications



This research focuses on the long-standing relationship between the rail industry and production agriculture. It will investigate the differential effects of policy change, considering factors that have influenced pricing service for corn, wheat and soybeans in a deregulated rail industry.

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