Market Structure, Conduct, and Performance: Constraints of Performance of Ethiopian Grain Markets
Thomas Jayne () and
James D. Shaffer
No 55597, Food Security Collaborative Working Papers from Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
The purpose of this report is to assess the efficiency of the Ethiopian grain marketing system and identify some of the constraints on market participants which influence its performance. The main questions dealt with are: How is the grain marketing system organized and coordinated? Is the grain trade business composed of many small units competing one another or is it dominated by few large participants? What are the approaches followed by traders in buying, selling and pricing grain? Are there any barriers to entry, and if so, what are the major factors? What problems and constraints are observed in transportation, storage, financial credit, and market information? How have the structure and conduct of the market and the constraints and problems affected the performance of the market?
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