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Employment effects of CAP payments in the UK non-farm economy

Rizov, Marian, Davidova, Sophia, Bailey, Alastair (2018) Employment effects of CAP payments in the UK non-farm economy. European Review of Agricultural Economics, 45 (5). pp. 723-748. ISSN 0165-1587. (doi:10.1093/erae/jby008) (KAR id:66013)

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Abstract

This paper investigates the CAP payment effects on employment in the non-farm SMEs, which are central for job creation. It examines whether there are differences in the effect by business location, industry grouping, and CAP Pillars. A microeconomic approach is employed, based on firm data from FAME dataset combined with detailed subsidies information from DEFRA. System GMM is used to estimate the effect of CAP payments in both static and dynamic models of employment. Results suggest positive net spillovers of CAP payments to non-farm employment. Although the magnitude of the effect is small, it is economically significant.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1093/erae/jby008
Uncontrolled keywords: CAP, non-farm employment, SMEs, spillovers, rural-urban, system GMM
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: Sophia Davidova
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2018 12:27 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2020 12:10 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/66013 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Davidova, Sophia: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8653-8191
Bailey, Alastair: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4682-3251
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