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Methodological development of the CAPSIM model and scenario analysis (CAPSIM2008)


Joint Research Centre (JRC), IPTS


February 2007 January 2008


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In this project the CAPSIM model has been extended and updated by:

  • Regional extension (Turkey, improvements for Bulgaria and Romania)
  • new methodological features (gross trade specification with simplified TRQ treatment, updates for subsidised exports, revised parameterisation on labour, land, price linkage with candidate countries)
  • improved user-friendliness

Furthermore the project included projections and simulations of candidate country accession scenarios and dairy reform scenarios.

Contributions of EuroCARE

EuroCARE GmbH was coordinating while ILR was responsible for database updates.


JRC Technical report EUR 23951 EN, 2009.