Coffee Boom, Coffee Bust and Small Holder Response in Vietnam's Central Highlands

@article{Ha2008CoffeeBC,
  title={Coffee Boom, Coffee Bust and Small Holder Response in Vietnam's Central Highlands},
  author={Dang Thanh Ha and Gerald E. Shively},
  journal={Agricultural \& Natural Resource Economics eJournal},
  year={2008}
}
  • D. T. Ha, G. Shively
  • Published 31 March 2008
  • Economics
  • Agricultural & Natural Resource Economics eJournal
This paper studies the recent boom and bust in Vietnam's coffee economy. Data from smallholder coffee farms in the Central Highlands are used to examine responses to a drop in producer coffee prices. A multinomial logistic regression model is used to identify several factors associated with four specific patterns observed among coffee farmers: no response to price change, reductions in use of purchased inputs, changes in crop mix, and responses aimed at enhancing liquidity through off-farm work… Expand
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