Unreliable Logistics Services, Productivity and Trade Patterns

Research Note
Published on 12 May 2016


How does unreliability affect firms and industries? Exploring the impact of supply chain risk in Sub-Saharan Africa, this project shows how business actors confronted with unreliable supply chains specialize into producing less complex goods, as their production is less sensitive to disruptions.


Hannes Malmberg

University of Minnesota

Kinley Salmon

Harvard University