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Does The Current Sugar Market Structure Benefit Consumers And Sugarcane Growers?

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  • Chisanga, Brian
  • Meyer, Ferdinand H.
  • Winter-Nelson, Alex
  • Sitko, Nicholas J.

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The market structure in Zambia’s sugar industry is highly concentrated, leading to consumers paying higher prices than expected given the low cost of sugar production in the country.

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  • Chisanga, Brian & Meyer, Ferdinand H. & Winter-Nelson, Alex & Sitko, Nicholas J., 2014. "Does The Current Sugar Market Structure Benefit Consumers And Sugarcane Growers?," Food Security International Development Policy Syntheses 196830, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
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    1. Jochen Meyer & Stephan Cramon-Taubadel, 2004. "Asymmetric Price Transmission: A Survey," Journal of Agricultural Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 55(3), pages 581-611.
    2. Mofya-Mukuka, Rhoda & Abdulai, Awudu, 2013. "Effects of Policy Reforms on Price Transmission in Coffee Markets: Evidence from Zambia and Tanzania," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 171870, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
    3. Johansen, Soren, 1988. "Statistical analysis of cointegration vectors," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 12(2-3), pages 231-254.
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    1. Paul C. Samboko & Mitelo Subakanya & Cliff Dlamini, 2017. "Potential biofuel feedstocks and production in Zambia," WIDER Working Paper Series 047, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    2. Haggblade, Steven & Babu, Suresh & Harris, Jody & Mkandawire, Elizabeth & Nthani, Dorothy & Hendriks, Sheryl L., 2016. "Drivers of Micronutrient Policy Change in Zambia: An Application of the Kaleidoscope Model," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 245110, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
    3. Faaiqa Hartley & Dirk van Seventer & Paul C. Samboko & Channing Arndt, 2017. "Economy-wide implications of biofuel production in Zambia," WIDER Working Paper Series 027, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

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    Zambia; sugar industry; Agricultural and Food Policy; Food Security and Poverty;

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