Effects of the 2003 CAP Reform on Investments of Dutch Dairy Farms Simulations with a Household Production Model

J.H.M. Peerlings, D.L. Ooms

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Abstract

This paper develops a non-separable household production model capable of analyzing the effects of the 2003 CAP reform, and especially EU farm payments, on individual Dutch dairy farms. Model results show that the 2003 CAP reform farm payments do not fully compensate the income loss caused by the milk price decrease. This implies that savings, and therefore, investment decreases. Investment shifts away from on-farm investment to off-farm investment. On-farm investment in milk quotas falls compared to investment in capital and land because the shadow price of milk quotas decreases relatively to the shadow prices of land and capital.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationModelling Agricultural Policies: State of the Art and New Challenges, 89th European Seminar of the EAAE, Parma, 3-5 February 2005
EditorsF. Arfini
Place of PublicationParma, Italie
Pages882-892
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Event89th European Seminar of the EAAE -
Duration: 3 Feb 20055 Feb 2005

Seminar

Seminar89th European Seminar of the EAAE
Period3/02/055/02/05

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