Journal or Book Title
North Central Journal of Agricultural Economics
First Page or Article ID Number
The impact of closing hog slaughtering plants is examined by comparing relative prices in affected local market areas with prices in distant markets before and after a plant closed. The results suggest that market arbitrage usually has been quite effective, with either temporary or insignificant price effects in six case studies.
Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
Hayenga, Marvin; Deiter, Ronald; and Montoya, Cristobal, "Price Impacts Associated with the Closing of Hog Slaughtering Plants" (1986). Economics Publications. 498.