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000097388 245__ $$aTransaction Costs and Market Institutions: Grain Brokers in Ethiopia
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000097388 336__ $$aWorking or Discussion Paper
000097388 490__ $$aMSSD Discussion Paper
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000097388 520__ $$aThis paper examines the effect of transaction costs of search on the institution of
grain brokers in Ethiopia. Primary data are used to derive traders’ shadow
opportunity costs of labor and of capital from IV estimation of net profits. A twostep
Tobit model is used in which traders first choose where to trade and then
choose whether to use a broker to search on their behalf. The results confirm
traders’ individual rationality in choosing brokerage, showing high transaction
costs are linked to increased broker use while high social capital reduces broker
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000097388 650__ $$aMarketing
000097388 6531_ $$aGrain
000097388 6531_ $$aEconomic aspects
000097388 6531_ $$aGrain Prices
000097388 6531_ $$aEthiopia
000097388 6531_ $$aGrain Trade
000097388 6531_ $$aEast Africa
000097388 700__ $$aGabre-Madhin, Eleni Z.
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