THE RISE AND DECLINE OF RENT-SEEKING ACTIVITY IN THE BRAZILIAN COFFEE SECTOR: LESSONS FROM THE IMPOSITION AND REMOVAL OF COFFEE EXPORT QUOTAS

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Jarvis, Lovell S.;
(2004)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Brazil | export tax rebates | rent seeking | South America | South America, Brazil, International Coffee Agreement, rent seeking, export tax rebates, International Relations/Trade, | International Coffee Agreement

Brazil, the world's largest coffee exporter, encouraged efforts in the 1960s to form the International Coffee Agreement (ICA), which restricted total coffee exports via country export quotas. The quotas led to significant domestic quota rents in producing countries. T... View more
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