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Farm Incomes, Wealth and Agricultural Policy

Series: Perspectives on Europe

By: Berkeley Hill

336 pages, illustrations, tables

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Jul 2012 | #198208 | ISBN-13: 9781845938475
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Hardback | Jun 1996 | Edition: 2 | #61066 | ISBN: 1859722067
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The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has been supporting the incomes of the European Union's agricultural community for half a century. Despite this, there is still no official system in place to track the economic wellbeing of farmers and their families. This book examines the evidence on the overall wealth of farming households, and concludes that in nearly all member states, they are not generally a poor sector of society, with disposable incomes that are similar to, or exceed, the national average. In this updated edition, the author discusses the latest evidence, makes recommendations for gathering better information, and considers the implications for the CAP as we enter the second decade of the 21st century.


Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Incomes and Agricultural Policy
Chapter 3 Conceptual Issues
Chapter 4 Indicators of Income from Agricultural Production
Chapter 5 Incomes of Agricultural Households
Chapter 6 Wealth
Chapter 7 Information and Policy

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