Do food scares explain supplier concentration? An analysis of EU agri-food imports

  • Mélise JAUD, Olivier Cadot, +4 authors Akiko Suwa Eisenmann
  • Published 2009


This paper documents a decreasing trend in the geographical concentration of EU agro-food imports. Decomposing the concentration indices into intensive and extensive margins components, we find that the decrease in overall concentration indices results from two diverging trends: the pattern of trade diversifies at the extensive margin (EU countries have… (More)