Weather risk management and hedging case studies

A selection of articles and papers providing case studies on how industries and end-users utilise weather risk management, weather derivatives and weather risk transfer techniques to hedge risk.

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Risk Management Issues for Small Farms with Local Food Systems
Choices Magazine 2013

How United Grain Growers tamed Mother Nature in completing the deal of the decade
CFO Magazine Jun 2000

Construction, Ingenuity and Derivatives: A Profile
Risk Management Solutions

The Potential Role of Weather Markets for U.S. Agriculture
Cooerative Extension Service

The Effects of Weather on Retail Sales
Martha Starr-McCluer Jan 2000

Hedging Maize Yield with Weather Derivatives
Geyser J.M and T.W.G Van de Venter Jan 2001

Hotel Marketing Strategy
Evolution Markets LLC

NYC Brewery Co. Weather Hedge
Evolution Markets LLC

Can Weather Derivative Contracts Help Mitigating Agricultural Risk? Microeconomic Policy Implications for Romania
Aslihan Spaulding, Murali Kanakasabi, Jianqiang Hao and Jerry Skees

THI Application to Insuring Against Heat Stress in Dairy Cows
Xiaohui Deng, Barry J. Barnett, Dmitry Vedenov, and Joe W. West Feb 2004

Weather derivatives as an instrument to hedge against the risk of high energy cost in greenhouse production
Ernst Berg, Bernhard Schmitz, Michael Starp 2006

Weather Derivatives in the Presence of Index and Geographical Basis Risk: Hedging Dairy Profit Risk
Gang Chen and Matthew C. Roberts Apr 2004

Monsoon Risk Securitisation: Monsoon Options on Select MET Subdivisions
G. Kotreshwar and Rekha Arunkumar  Dec 2006

A Dynamic Programming Framework for Using Weather Derivatives to Manage Dairy Profit Risk
Gang Chen and Matthew C. Roberts 2004

Managing Irrigation Risk with Inflow-Based Derivatives: The Case of Rio Mayo Irrigation District in Sonora, Mexico
Akssell J. Leiva & Jerry R. Skees

Pricing Weather Insurance with a Random Strike Price: An Application to the Ontario Ice Wine Harvest
Calum G. Turvey and Alfons Weersink Jul 2005

Impact of Climate Change on Golf Playable Days in the United States
Weather Bill Feb 2007

Weather & Film Box Office Revenue: The impact of precipitation and temperature on UK film box office revenue
Weather Bill Dec 2007

Flight Disruptions and Weather: An assessment of weather’s effect on United States airlines and airports
Weather Bill Apr 2008

itravel2000 “Let it Snow!” 
Weather Bill

Protecting Profits in the Snow & Ice Removal Industry 
Weather Bill Feb 2009

Flagstaff Nordic Center Ski Season Guarantee
Weather Bill

Protecting Revenue and Growing Sales in the Oil Heat, Propane & Natural Gas Industries
Weather Bill Jan 2009

PGA Championship: Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn – Golf Tournament
Weather Bill

PGA Event: BMW Championship – Golf Tournament
Weather Bill