Dr. Carolin Kouyaté (née Mengel) was a GlobalFood member from 2011-2014. The information on this site reflects the status at the point of leaving GlobalFood.

Occupation after leaving GlobalFood

Desk Officer, Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, Berlin

Senior Investment Officer, African Development Bank

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Carolin Kouyaté


Research associate
DFG Research Training Group GlobalFood, Project A2,
(Transformations of Global Agri-Food Systems)


  • Kouyaté, C., von Cramon-Taubadel, S. (2016). Distance and Border Effects on Price Transmission: A Meta-analysis. Journal of Agricultural Economics. doi: 10.1111/1477-9552.12145.
  • Zorya, S., von Cramon-Taubadel, S., Greb, F., Jamora, N., Mengel, C., Würriehausen, N. (2015). Price transmission from world to local grain markets in developing countries In: Gillson, I., Fouad, A. (Ed.) Trade Policy and Food Security: Improving Access to Food in Developing Countries in the Wake of High World Prices. Washington, DC: World Bank.
  • Mengel, C. (2014). Determinants of price transmission. Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Fakultät für Agrarwissenschaften.
  • Mengel, C., von Cramon-Taubadel, S. (2014). Proximity and price co-movement in West African rice markets. GlobalFood Discussion Paper Series No. 38.
  • Mengel, C., von Cramon-Taubadel, S. (2014). Distance and border effects on price transmission - a meta-analysis. GlobalFood Discussion Paper Series No. 37.
  • Mengel, C. (2010). Handel und wirtschaftliche Entwicklung in Least Developed Countries - ein Paradox? (Trade and Economic Development in Least Developed Countries - a Paradox?). Diplomica Verlag, Hamburg
  • Reichert, T., Spielmans, S., Mengel, C., Lanje, K. (2009). Entwicklung oder Marktöffnung? Kritische Aspekte in den Wirtschaftspartnerschaftsabkommen zwischen der EU und afrikanischen Ländern. (Development or market opening? Critical aspects of the Economic Partnership Agreements between the EU and African countries). Germanwatch e.V. (Ed.), Bonn

Research interests

  • Trade, development and food security
  • Market integration and price transmission


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