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Supply chains in times of crisis: evidence from Kenya’s production networks

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Trading relationships between suppliers and buyers play a key role in transmitting both local and international shocks. We use rich transaction-level data from Kenya to study the relevance of a firm’s domestic network position and links to international supply chains in determining its trajectory during the COVID-19 crisis. We document that firms with varying degrees of exposure to import and export markets differ substantially in terms of their size and age profile. The specialisation...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
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Author
Publisher:
University of Oxford
Series:
CSAE Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2022-08-10
Paper number:
CSAE WPS/2022-09
Language:
English
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1275726
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pubs:1275726
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2022-08-26

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