Mar

8

SEMINAR
4:00—5:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Zoom

Understanding Indian Agricultural Markets

 
Presentation found here.

This event will be hosted on Zoom. Register above to receive the Zoom link and a reminder before the event. The video recording will be posted following the conclusion of the event.

FEATURING

  • Shoumitro Chatterjee, Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Pennsylvania State University 

DISCUSSANT

  • Ruth Hill, Lead Economist in the Global Unit of the Poverty and Equity Global Practice at the World Bank

MODERATOR

  • Arvind Subramanian, Former Chief Economic Advisor of India, current CGD nonresident fellow

ABOUT THE EVENT

Indian agriculture is trapped in a low-level equilibrium with small farm sizes and low farmer incomes. Excessive regulation and the market power of intermediaries are commonly blamed for blocking new entrants into the supply chain and reducing the share of the consumer's rupee that reaches farmers. In this talk, Shoumitro Chatterjee, Assistant Professor of Economics at Penn State, will reexamine these conclusions and summarize his research on the role of India's agricultural markets in determining farmer incomes.

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