Indonesia's PPE export ban backfires


During the pandemic, most countries in the world reacted with export ban to secure availability of important product such Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). We analyze why meddling with trade to solve scarcity problem may lead to even more scarcity problem, and suggest better ways to do it. See the full publication in the East Asia Forum.

East Asia Forum
Krisna Gupta
Krisna Gupta

Research mainly on international trade and investment policy and its impact on firms. Indonesia in particular is my main geographical focus.

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