Shifting institutional biases

Using value chain governance to address a market's underlying systemic structures

Eric Derks Michael Field
Published by
BEAM Exchange

The purpose of this brief Thinkpiece is to:

  1. Outline the importance of shifting institutional biases to achieve durable change in market systems.
  2. Illustrate how the analytical lens of value chain governance helps make sense of institutional biases.
  3. Illustrate how these insights can be used to improve intervention strategies.

The paper draws from market development cases and composite sketches of market systems from the experience of its authors and key informants.

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