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An alternative scheme to compute the Common Agricultural Policy direct payments to farmers


  • Fernando Brito Soares


An alternative to the direct payments modulation under CAP Regulation n. 2237/2003 is presented, using a logistic function model where payments to farmers are related to economic efficiency, environmental impact of agricultural production, and farmer’s income. The approach used develops into two phases: in phase one the focus is on modulation among countries; then in phase two redistribution among farmers within a Member State is contemplated.

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  • Fernando Brito Soares, 2005. "An alternative scheme to compute the Common Agricultural Policy direct payments to farmers," ICER Working Papers 09-2005, ICER - International Centre for Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:icr:wpicer:09-2005

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