IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/ags/aergaa/118672.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

The possible effects of the CAP Reform on farm employment in Hungary

Author

Listed:
  • Elek, Sander
  • Ferto, Imre
  • Forgacs, Csaba

Abstract

This study analyses the possible impacts of CAP reform on farm employment in an economically disadvantaged rural region in Hungary using survey among farmers. Results show that farmers are rather pessimistic about the employment effects of CAP reformy expecting a decrease in the number of farm jobs regardless of the type. Econometric analyses suggest that farm size in terms of area is positively related to the expected number of male employment on the farms, whilst the less favoured land has negative effects on the male employment except seasonal workers. Farms employing more labour expect thet number of full time female workers to slightly increase, whilst the number of part-time and seasonal employees is expected to decrease. Less favoured areas have negative impact on the job expectancy for seasonal workers. In general, farmers’ expectations contradict to the intention of CAP reform.

Suggested Citation

  • Elek, Sander & Ferto, Imre & Forgacs, Csaba, 2010. "The possible effects of the CAP Reform on farm employment in Hungary," Agricultural Economics Review, Greek Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 11(2), June.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aergaa:118672
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://purl.umn.edu/118672
    Download Restriction: no

    Other versions of this item:

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Fertő, Imre & Bakucs, Zoltán & Varga, Ágnes, 2016. "Impact of EU subsidies on the of rural areas in Hungary," 160th Seminar, December 1-2, 2016, Warsaw, Poland 249826, European Association of Agricultural Economists.

    More about this item

    Keywords

    CAP reform; farm employment; Hungary; Agricultural and Food Policy; Q18;

    JEL classification:

    • Q18 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ags:aergaa:118672. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (AgEcon Search). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/etagrea.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.