Implications for Net Positions of the Agricultural Reform Agenda 2000
The budgetary consequences of the reform proposals in Agenda 2000 have stimulated the debate on the financial costs and benefits of EU-membership. This article analyses the implications of the proposed agricultural reform for the net contributions by simulating three scenarios. The inclusion of implicit trade subsidies is vital in the discussion on net positions. Agenda 2000 is projected to affect substantially the net positions of member states.
|Keywords||EU, agricultural policy, agricultural reform|
Bettendorf, L.J.H., & Merbis, M.. (1998). Implications for Net Positions of the Agricultural Reform Agenda 2000. CPB report : quarterly review of CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/10920