Supply Chains

El Niño and Firms: Impact on Food and Beverages Manufacturing Firms in Ethiopia

This research note examines the effect of the extreme drought, which is caused by El Niño on firms’ performance in food and beverage manufacturing sector in Ethiopia.

Research Note
7 Nov 2023

Market Power and Carbon Emissions in the Amazon

The beef cattle sector is the leading driver of deforestation worldwide and a major source of carbon emissions. In this paper, I study how market power in the cattle supply chain shapes production and emissions in the Brazilian Amazon.

Working Paper
23 Oct 2023

Market Power and Carbon Emissions in the Amazon

Market power can be beneficial to the environment – by distorting production to lower levels, emissions also decrease. But what happens when the regions affected by market power are the most productive, lowest emitters?

Research Note
23 Oct 2023

Supply Chains in Times of Crisis: Evidence from Kenya’s Production Network

Trading relationships between suppliers and buyers play a key role in transmitting both local and international shocks.

Journal Article
1 Jul 2023

Firm-to-firm Referrals

Firm-to-firm trade represents a large part of economic activity, but we know little about how effective firms are in finding good training partners. Do firm-to-firm search frictions lead to inefficient matches between suppliers and clients?

Research Note
5 Jun 2023

Supply Chain Networks and Diffusion of Shocks in Rural Markets

This project studies how firm networks affect individual firms' ability to cope with shocks.

Research Project
1 Apr 2023

Government-led Certification and Quality Complementarity in Developing Country Food Supply Chains

This project studies the impact of government-led mandatory quality certification on quality provision along the supply chain. 

Research Project
1 Apr 2023

Effects of Weather Shocks on Production Outcomes in Firms

This project investigates how firms and their supply chain partners are indirectly affected by extreme weather events.

Research Project
1 Apr 2023

Tax induced trade costs in developing countries: Evidence from VAT reform in India

This project investigates the impact of trade barriers on internal trade and the organisation of supply chains.

Research Project
1 Apr 2023

Propagation of taste for climate resilience: evidence from cocoa value chain in Ghana

This study investigates how demand shocks propagate through the production network to ultimate producers, by looking at cocoa bean production in Ghana.

Research Project
1 Aug 2022

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