Economics Research Institute Study Paper
Utah State University Department of Economics
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The use of uniform tithing prices as a method of stabilizing agricultural commodity markets in the Great Basin is examined. It is found that the method was successful in stabilizing prices and available supplies of staple commodities but that the stabilization policies became less effective as the century progressed.
Israelsen, L. Dwight, "Theocratic Stabilization of Agricultural Commodity Markets in the Great Basin, 1847-1900" (1991). Economic Research Institute Study Papers. Paper 12.