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The aim of this article is to provide a critical overview of the economic theory behind Fair Trade, describing the potential benefits and potential pitfalls. It also provides an assessment of the empirical evidence of the impacts of Fair Trade to date.
Lead organization:
Harvard University
Study sector:
Agriculture
Agriculture focus:
Coffee
Certification:
Fairtrade
Study type:
Outcome or Impact Evaluation, Context or baseline assessment
Study design & methods:
Qualitative collection and analysis methods
Study scope:
Economic issues
Research Partner(s):
Committee on Sustainabilty Assessment
Name of lead contact:
Raluca Dragusanu