Coffee Boom, Coffee Bust and Smallholder Response in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

  title={Coffee Boom, Coffee Bust and Smallholder Response in Vietnam’s Central Highlands},
  author={Dang Thanh Ha and Gerald E. Shively},
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, namely no response, reductions in use of purchased inputs, changes in land use, and responses aimed at enhancing liquidity through off-farm work or… CONTINUE READING

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