LEI has extensive expertise in the field of the CAP. In recent years, several studies were conducted on the effects of changes in the CAP on the agricultural economy, the environment and the countryside. The most recent publications are listed below. If you have any questions, please contact Roel Jongeneel.
Recent research from LEI
- CAP reform 2014; Impacts of alternative farm payment schemes on Dutch agriculture
- The transition from the current system of farm payments based on historic entitlements to a system proposed by the European Commission offering standard sums per hectare will have major consequences for many farms. For some of the farms, the payments received will be greatly reduced. (Report in Dutch, English summary)
- Market Policy for Fruit and Vegetables Recommendations for the Common Organisation of the Market for Fruits and Vegetables (COM) after 2013
The current CMO regime is reviewed and updated in 2013. The study describes and compares the national strategy and the economic performance of the horticultural sector in six countries. Based on this analysis improvements are formulated for the new CMO. (Report in Dutch, English summary)
- Sugar quotas: yes or no? Economic consequences for sector, chain, international market situation and third world
In the autumn of 2011, the European Commission presented proposals for the EU sugar policy after 2015. This report provides insights in the economic consequences of abolition of the quota system for Dutch arable farming. (Report in Dutch, English summary)
- Scenar 2020-II; Update of Analysis of Prospects in the Scenar 2020 Study
A scenario-based macro-economic analysis of the challenges for agriculture and the rural areas within the European Union, posed by demographic and socio-economic trends, changing environmental conditions and the continuing reform of agricultural policy. (Report in Dutch, English summary)
- Study on the economic, social and environmental impact of the modulation provided for in Article 10 of Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003
A quantitative and qualitative assessment of the impacts of modulation on rural areas, social and economic performance, environment, competitiveness, community and national budgets. (in English)
- European dairy policy in the years to come; Quota abolition and competitiveness.
The impact of milk quota abolition on the dairy sector in the EU, in particular the Netherlands. Discussion of market developments and policy instruments to address price volatility.