Model Structure and Parameterisation

R. Esposti, G. Salputra, F. Chantreuil, K.F. Hanrahan, P. Salamon, A.A. Tabeau

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    This chapter provides a general description of the AGMEMOD model’s
    structure including its country and commodity coverage. We present the general
    form of a PE model and the AGMEMOD general form with specifi c examples
    of crops, livestock and dairy. Important features associated with the treatment of
    policy within the model are highlighted, in particular, market price support,
    direct payments and supply control. We describe how policy harmonisation
    addresses the incorporation of the diverse range of direct income supports and
    discuss the concept of key price and key price equations. The introduction of
    border protection and export competition measures in the model is also
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Future of EU Agricultural Markets by AGMEMOD
    EditorsF. Chantreuil
    ISBN (Print)9789400722910
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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    Esposti, R., Salputra, G., Chantreuil, F., Hanrahan, K. F., Salamon, P., & Tabeau, A. A. (2012). Model Structure and Parameterisation. In F. Chantreuil (Ed.), The Future of EU Agricultural Markets by AGMEMOD (pp. 21-44). Springer.