Tracking the Quality Premium of Certified Coffee: Evidence from Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Minten2018TrackingTQ,
  title={Tracking the Quality Premium of Certified Coffee: Evidence from Ethiopia},
  author={Bart Minten and Mekdim Dereje and Ermias Engida and Seneshaw Tamru},
  year={2018}
}
  • Bart Minten, Mekdim Dereje, +1 author Seneshaw Tamru
  • Published 2018
  • Economics
  • Summary Certification of Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) is rapidly increasing in global value chains. While consumers, mostly in developed countries, are willing to pay significant premiums for the certification of such standards, it is not well understood how effectively these incentives are transmitted to producing countries. We study VSS—more in particular Fair Trade and Organic certification—in Ethiopia’s coffee sector, the country’s most important export commodity, using a unique… CONTINUE READING

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