Three Essays on Coffee Markets

Among the most prominent contributions of agricultural economists to the development field is the analysis of issues in commodity marketing. The topics include the role of competition among market intermediaries in determining marketing margins, analysis of price risks and the theory of commodity price stabilization. This dissertation consists of three essays on coffee markets that provide empirical evidence on three marketing issues widely debated by development practitioners: the impact of domestic policy on producer prices, the relationship between producer prices and competition among traders, and the use of informal risk management tools by farmers. The first essay evaluates the impact of coffee sector reforms on producer prices in a number of coffee producing countries…

Author: Krivonos González, Ekaterina

Source: University of Maryland

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