publication . Article . Preprint . Other literature type . 2008

Are CAP Decoupling Policies Really Production-Neutral?

Katranidis, Stelios D.; Kotakou, Christina A.; Katranidis, Stelios D.; Kotakou, Christina A.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008 Journal: Outlook on Agriculture, volume 41, pages 73-79 (issn: 0030-7270, eissn: 2043-6866, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
Abstract
This paper examines the effects of decoupling policies on Greek cotton production. We estimate a system of cotton supply and input derived demand functions under the hypothesis that producers face uncertainty about prices. Using our estimation results we simulate the effects on cotton production under four alternative policy scenarios: the ‘Old’ CAP regime (i.e. the policy practiced until 2005), the Mid Term Review regime, a fully decoupled policy regime and a free trade-no policy scenario. Our results indicate that cotton production gradually decreases as more decoupled policies are adopted. Moreover, the fully decoupled payment is found to be non-production ne...
Subjects
free text keywords: CAP, decoupling, uncertainty, Agricultural and Food Policy,, Agronomy and Crop Science, Ecology, Animal Science and Zoology, Economics, Natural resource economics, Agroforestry, Decoupling (cosmology), Agricultural and Food Policy, CAP, decoupling, uncertainty
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publication . Article . Preprint . Other literature type . 2008

Are CAP Decoupling Policies Really Production-Neutral?

Katranidis, Stelios D.; Kotakou, Christina A.; Katranidis, Stelios D.; Kotakou, Christina A.;