The John Hyde Archives

Historic archive of articles and newspaper columns written by former Australian politician John Hyde OAM.

Wheat Marketing: A Case Study of Monopoly

Protectionism  Cronyism  Monopoly 

  • Monopolists argue that increasing size will allow for economies of scale but without competition that is no onus to pass on the benefits.
  • Wheat growers that keep silent about their lack of choice allow their impoverishment.