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Unformatted text preview: -Gift-giving in Japan and elsewhere Economics of Coffee 1. controlled pricing by quota, and made prices stable 2. free market, produced a lot (Brazil and prices went down) Fair trade doesn’t deal with environmental standards and taste qualities, only price received and treatment of producers Fair trade- debate whether to expand definition to include individual farmers (instead of coops) including big estates (supported by Fairtrade USA)-Is it better to provide an alternative to the mainstream or influence the mainstream?...
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- Spring '13
- Free Market, -Financial markets, Fair trade- debate, Fairtrade USA