DEVELOPMENT THROUGH FAIR TRADE: CANDOUR OR DECEPTION?

Authors

  • Paul Stoddart


Paul Stoddart is a UCLA student and IEA intern (pstoddart@ucla.edu).

Abstract

Proponents of development through Fair Trade allege the movement can seek out the most disadvantaged in ways an impersonal market cannot. While in theory Fair Trade could provide these qualities in a market-based framework, the evidence herein shows the current Fair Trade movement is failing when measured against these objectives.

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