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GTAP Resource #1954

"Agenda 2000 reform of the CAP: Impacts on Member States: A Note"
by Philippidis, George and Lionel Hubbard


Abstract
We evaluate the Agenda 2000 reform of the CAP for each of the 15 member states of the EU, accounting for general equilibrium effects and bilateral trade links. Results reflect the impacts in 2008 projected from a 1997 database. In most member states, output of crops falls and there is a switch in the use of arable land from oilseeds to cereals. Output of cattle also falls, but that of milk, pigs and poultry increases. Total farm income falls in 11 member states, although livestock producers throughout the EU gain. Consumer price indices fall everywhere. In terms of GDP, Luxembourg, Finland, Ireland and Portugal gain the most; Germany, Greece and the UK gain the least; and Spain loses. The net budgetary cost to the EU of the reform package is estimated to be an additional €3,203 million. Thus, further cuts in support are of paramount importance if the EU is to be prepared for the accession of new members.


Resource Details (Export Citation) GTAP Keywords
Category: GTAP Application
Status: Published
By/In: Journal of Agricultural Economics, 54, (3), pp479-486
Date: 2003
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Created: Philippidis, G. (4/18/2006)
Updated: Dimaranan, B. (4/19/2006)
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- Agricultural policies
- European Union


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