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Iran Mercantile Exchange begins in 2007 in order to reduce market inefficiencies for agricultural products to the market place and one of its objectives is to control price fluctuations of agricultural products. The aim of this study was to evaluate fluctuations in prices of agricultural products in the Iran Mercantile Exchange by using vector autoregressive (VAR) and GARCH models. This study analyses and compares the price volatility of barley in Iran Mercantile Exchange by the domestic traditional market and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. The results show more fluctuations in barley prices in Iran Mercantile Exchange compared with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. The changes of crude oil prices and exchange rate caused significant changes on barley prices in Mercantile Exchange is Iran.
JEL Classification: E31, Q11, Q13
Exchange rate, Oil Price, Iran Mercantile Exchange, GARCH, VAR, Impulse Response Function, Variance Decomposition