Providing an updated state of the art report on the effects of the 2003 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, this volume has a particular emphasis on the governance of institutional changes and national/regional implementation. Written from an agricultural economist's point of view and enriched by the contribution of political scientists and policy makers, this book offers: - an updated report of the European debate on agricultural and rural policies; -an in-depth analysis of the decoupling process of the agricultural financial support in Europe; - an analysis of the CAP implementation in the old and new Europe Member States ; - a discussion on the future scenarios for the European Agricultural Policies Based on a selection of papers from the 109th Seminar of the European Association of the Agricultural Economists (EAAE), this book, with a foreword by Franz Fischler, also includes four commissioned contributions from leaders in the field including Sofia Davidova, Roberto Esposti, Tassos Haniotis and Johan Swinnen.
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Contents: Foreword: a common agricultural policy for the 21st century; From the Fischler reform to the future CAP, Roberto Henke, Simone Severini and Alessandro Sorrentino. Part 1 Future Scenarios for the CAP: The CAP reform process in perspective: issues of the post-2013 debate, Tassos Haniotis; Reforming the CAP: an agenda for regional growth?, Roberto Esposti. Part 2 Political Economy of CAP Reform: A political economy perspective on the Fischler reform of the CAP, Johan F.M. Swinnen; The budget and the WTO: driving forces behind the 'health check'?, Carsten Daugbjerg and Alan Swinbank; Options of financing the CAP - consequences for the distribution of farm payments, Franz Sinabell, Erwin Schmid and Hans Pitlik; The European Commission in the CAP decision making: a case study on the sugar reform, Matteo Iagatti and Alessandro Sorrentino. Part 3 The CAP Reform and Its Impact on EU Agriculture: Implementation of single area payment scheme in the EU new member states, Sophia Davidova; Assessing European farmers' intentions in the light of the 2003 CAP reform, Margarita Genius and Vangelis Tzouvelekas; Assessing the impact of the 'health check' in an Italian region: an application of the RegMAS model, Antonello Lobianco and Roberto Esposti; Impact of the CAP reform on the Spanish agricultural sector, Lucindo JÃºdez, Rosario de Andrés, Miguel IbÃ¡Ã±ez, José MarÃa de Miguel, José Luis Miguel and Elvira Urzainqui. Part 4 The Impact of CAP Reform on Specific Sectors: The abrogation of set-aside and the increase in cereal prices: can they revert the decline of cereal production generated by decoupling?, Simone Severini and Stefano Valle; Policy impact on production structure and income risk on Polish dairy farms, Adam Was and Agata Malak-Rawlikowska; An impact assessment of the CAP reform health check on the Italian tomato sector, Filippo Arfini, Michele Donati, Gaetana Petriccione and Roberto Solazzo; Effects of CAP reform on peri-urban agricultural area in Umbria