Lester G. Telser

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Telser, Lester G. “Safety First and Hedging.” Review of Economic Studies 23(1955- 1956):1-16.

Telser, Lester G. “The Support Program and the Stability of Cotton Prices.” Journal of Farm Economics39(1957):398-408.

Telser, Lester G. “Futures Trading and the Storage of Cotton and Wheat.” Journal of Political Economy66(1958):233-255.

Telser, Lester G. “A Theory of Speculation Relating Profitability and Stability.” Review of Economic Statistics 41(1959):295-301.

Telser, Lester G. “Returns to Speculators: Reply.” Journal of Political Economy 68(1960):404-415.

Telser, Lester G. and B. S. Yamey. “Speculation and Margins.” Journal of Political Economy73(1965):656-657.

Telser, Lester G. “The Supply of Speculative Services in Wheat, Corn and Soybeans.” Food Research Institute Studies 7(1967, Supplement):131-176.

Telser, Lester G., and Harlow N. Higinbotham. “Organized Futures Markets: Costs and Benefits.” Journal of Political Economy 85(1977):969-1000.

Telser, Lester G., and Harlow N. Higinbotham. “Why There Are Organized Futures Markets.” Journal of Law and Economics 24(1981):1-22.

Telser, Lester G. “Margins and Futures Contracts.” Journal of Futures Markets 1(1981):225-253.

Telser, Lester G. “Theories of Contract Design and Market Organization: Conceptual Bases for Understanding Futures Markets: Comment.” in R. W. Anderson, The Industrial Organization of Futures Markets. Lexington, MA: Heath Lexington Books, 1984, pp. 307-310.

Telser, Lester G. “Futures and Actual Markets: How they are Related.” The Journal of Business59(1986):S5-S20.

Telser, Lester G. “Corners in Organized Futures Markets.” in L. Phlips and L. D. Taylor, Aggregation, Consumption and Trade: Essays in Honor of H. S. Houthakker, Advanced Studies in Theoretical and Applied Econometrics, Vol. 27. Dordrecht and London: Kluwer Academic, 1992, pp.159-167.

Telser, Lester G. “Classic Futures: Lessons from the Past for the Electronic Age.” London,
U.K.:Risk Books, 2000.