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Can trade help poor people? The role of trade, trade policy and market access in Tanzania



Can trade help poor people? The role of trade, trade policy and market access in Tanzania



Development Policy Review 25(3): 293-310



Many development economists prescribe trade as a poverty-reducing formula. But how is this elixir supposed to work? This article contributes to the lively debate on this topic with household evidence from Tanzania - a poor country even within sub-Saharan Africa, the poorest region. About 81% of the poor work in agriculture, which accounts for 88% of the export bundle.

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DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7679.2007.00371.x


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