Zmiany na rynkach towarowych a regulacje nadzorcze w Unii Europejskiej / Changes on Commodity Markets and Regulation in the European Union
Additional contact information
Jan Żelazny: University of Lodz
International Economics, 2016, issue 15, 199-210
Commodity markets are important for the shape of the world economy and have experienced numerous structural changes over the span of the last few decades. Prices became more volatile as more and more financial investors began to speculate on commodity markets. Such a process combined with other crucial factors led to market abuses, decreasing the transparency of trade, and excessive speculation. These issues intensifiedand were mostly observed during the subprime mortgage crisis and in the period straight after it. The policymakers around the globe made an effort to diminish those effects and introduced new a policy framework regarding commodity markets. The aim of this paper is to define, present and review the current works and actions taken by the European Union policymakers. This has been done based on an analysis of the new legislation and its possible results.
Keywords: commodity markets; surveillance policies; European Union regulations; financialisation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D53 G14 Q02 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
http://dspace.uni.lodz.pl:8080/xmlui/bitstream/han ... quence=1&isAllowed=y (application/pdf)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ann:inecon:y:2016:i:15:p:199-210
Access Statistics for this article
International Economics is currently edited by Piotr Gabrielczak
More articles in International Economics from University of Lodz, Faculty of Economics and Sociology Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by International Economics ().