IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/iag/reviea/v11y2014i1p15-34.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Multicriteria Assessments Of The European Convergence In Romania’S Agri-Food Economy

Author

Listed:
  • Filon TODEROIU

    (Institute of Agricultural Economics, Romanian Academy, Bucharest)

Abstract

This paper attempts to formulate multicriteria assessments regarding Romania’s European economic convergence, which also depends on the agri-food sector performance. Five evaluation criteria have been identified: three refer to the domestic economy (economic growth, real earnings and productivity, agri-food integration) and two refer to the European economy (energy intensity of the economy, real agricultural income). Methodologically, we used qualitative and quantitative statistical analysis of each of the five criteria. Under the background of a slower growth in volume of the agricultural GVA (13.5%) compared to total GVA (35.2%) we identified: a “real earnings- productivity” correlation rationality only in three of the eight time slots taken; a considerable deterioration of domestic agri-food integration; a regressive trend of the energy-intensity of Romanian economy, similar to the EU-28 average and to certain member states; a progressive trend of real agricultural income per capita, yet with the highest relative instability.

Suggested Citation

  • Filon TODEROIU, 2014. "Multicriteria Assessments Of The European Convergence In Romania’S Agri-Food Economy," Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Institute of Agricultural Economics, vol. 11(1), pages 15-34.
  • Handle: RePEc:iag:reviea:v:11:y:2014:i:1:p:15-34
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: ftp://www.ipe.ro/RePEc/iag/iag_pdf/AERD1401_15-34.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Toderoiu, Filon, 2009. "Real Economic Convergence – European and National Dimension," Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Institute of Agricultural Economics, vol. 6(2), pages 159-180.
    2. Iancu Aurel, 2007. "Convergenţa nominală," Revista OEconomica, Romanian Society for Economic Science, Revista OEconomica, issue 02, June.
    3. Toderoiu, Filon, 2004. "Romanian Agrifood Sector – Macroeconomic Correlations Of Domestic Competitiveness," Journal for Economic Forecasting, Institute for Economic Forecasting, vol. 1(4), pages 87-105, December.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    More about this item

    Keywords

    economic growth; real wage; productivity; agri-food integration; energy-intensity; real agricultural income; Romania;

    JEL classification:

    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
    • Q13 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Markets and Marketing; Cooperatives; Agribusiness
    • Q43 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Energy and the Macroeconomy

    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:iag:reviea:v:11:y:2014:i:1:p:15-34. 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: (Corina Saman). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/iaacaro.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.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with 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.