Surplus transfer and super-exploitation along the coffee commodity chain

Published: 25 April 2024| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/4v6w5wj99d.1
Karl Wienhold


The data files used to measure the transference of economic surplus and change in the rate of super-exploitation of coffee farmers include coffee export prices, retail prices, production and export volumes, as well as several other time series used in order to disaggregate and deflate prices using a novel method. R code provided includes all data manipulation, calculation of summary statistics, and all plots used in the article.


Steps to reproduce

The file titles "price_transmission_script_v6" contains the code needed to perform the entire analysis including data manipulation, construction of the data set, and the production of plots used. All of the original data files referenced in the code are also included in this repository.


Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Agronomia


Economics, Agricultural Economics, International Economics, International Trade, Political Economy