Bartolini, Fabio and Sardonini, Laura and Viaggi, Davide (2010): Determinants of farm size expansion among eu farmers. Published in:
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This paper aims to identify the determinants of the intention to expand farm size under two different policy scenarios 1) baseline, that implies the current Health Check policy, and 2) a NO-CAP scenario, providing a full removing of all CAP payments. Results highlight that farm/farmer and household characteristics such as age, amount of SFP and land size are determinants of farm size expansion under baseline scenario. Otherwise, under NO-CAP scenario, farm specialisation and organisational variables became significant in explaining the farm size expansion.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Determinants of farm size expansion among eu farmers|
|Keywords:||farm expansion; multinomial logit; stated intentions|
|Subjects:||Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q1 - Agriculture
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q1 - Agriculture > Q15 - Land Ownership and Tenure; Land Reform; Land Use; Irrigation; Agriculture and Environment
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q1 - Agriculture > Q18 - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy
|Depositing User:||Davide Viaggi|
|Date Deposited:||03. Jan 2011 18:06|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 16:12|
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