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Modelling the Effects of the CAP on Farm Structural Change (farmStructure)


IPTS, Seville, Spain, contract no. 151949-2010 A08-DE


January 2011 – January 2012


Project leader: Thünen Institute, Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries, Braunschweig, Germany

Sub-contractor: EuroCARE GmbH


This project reviews in detail the existing methodologies for ex-ante and ex-post modelling of structural change in agriculture. It develops the prototype of an analytical tool for such modelling applicable to the CAPRI system.

Contributions of EuroCARE

EuroCARE is mainly involved in:

  • Literature review and detailed description of the prototype analytical tool proposed by the Contractor

  • Development and application of the prototype analytical tool (ex-post and ex-ante analysis) to two NUTS-2 level regions