Commodities

Recent Price Trends: The Changed Environment for Oil

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The World Bank’s Commodity Markets Outlook (April 2018) adds a feature on oil prices to the usual discussion of short term price movements. Three things are worth noting in this discussion: – Oil prices have experienced a dramatic slump from 2014-2016 leading to fiscal pressure in a number of oil exporting countries and forcing policy […]

Commodities

New layout and old material

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I recently moved the old website to a WordPress interface, as this is easier to update. Most of the old material is no longer here (and probably won’t be missed), but the updates to the Grilli and Yang Commodity Price Index are in a zip file here: gycpi. The compressed file contains the former webpage and […]