Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Thursday, 05/Sep/2019
8:30am - 8:50amRegistration and welcome coffee
9:00am - 10:30amKeynotes
Session Chair: Nadja El Benni
Session Chair: Robert Finger
Refental / Auditorium 

Beyond Income: towards a better measurement of farmer welfare

Hennessy, Thia

Cork University, Ireland

Impact of income support policies for European agriculture - state and limitations of analysis

Heckelei, Thomas

University of Bonn, Germany

10:40am - 12:00pmSession A1: Farmers` Goals
Session Chair: Emma Dillon
Refental / Auditorium 

Farmers’ business goal attainment and life satisfaction: a case study in western France

DI BIANCO, Soazig; TU, Gengyang; Ben Jaballah, Maha

Ecole Supérieure d’Agricultures, Angers, France, France

Measuring quality of life of Swiss dairy farming families using a bottom-up approach

Contzen, Sandra; Häberli, Isabel; Bühler, Mirjam

Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Drivers and motivations for farm-level diversification: Evidence from Northern Ireland

Mullan, Conall; Ashfield, Austen; Adenuga, Adewale; Jack, Claire

AFBI, United Kingdom

Small change on small farms – economic performance in Ireland

Dillon, Emma J.1; Hennessy, Thia2; Moran, Brian1

1Teagasc, Ireland; 2University College Cork, Ireland

10:40am - 12:00pmSession A2: Income Risk
Session Chair: Fabio Santeramo

Farmers risk exposition and its drivers

Duden, Christoph; Offermann, Frank

Thünen-Institute of Farm Economics, Bundesallee 63, 38116 Braunschweig, Germany

Evaluating satellite soil moisture data for index insurances

Vroege, Willemijn1; Bucheli, Janic1; Dalhaus, Tobias1; Hirschi, Martin2; Finger, Robert1

1AECP, ETH Zürich, Switzerland; 2IAC, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Impatience and uncertainty in crop insurance markets

Santeramo, Fabio

University of Foggia, Italy

12:00pm - 1:30pmLunch
1:30pm - 3:00pmVisit: Swiss Future Farm
Messtechnik / Swiss Future Farm 
3:00pm - 4:20pmSession B1: New Measurement
Session Chair: Krijn Poppe
Refental / Auditorium 

Evaluating the productivity of Swiss dairy farms considering heterogeneous technologies: a latent class model approach

Renner, Swetlana; Nadja, El Benni

Agroscope, Switzerland

Family-based complex farms in German agriculture and their linkage to the agricultural family income: a methodological approach

Zavyalova, Katharina; Forstner, Bernhard

Thünen-Institute of Farm Economics, Germany

Assessing the impact of alternative energy policies on the energy usage and income of Dutch horticultural firms

Los, Evert; Gardebroek, Cornelis

Wageningen University and Research, Netherlands, The

How to measure farm income in the era of complex farms

Poppe, Krijn; Vrolijk, Hans

Wageningen University and Research, Netherlands, The

3:00pm - 4:20pmSession B2: Farm Structure
Session Chair: David Wuepper

Causes and impacts of the mislabelling of agricultural policy – the case of Food-Supply Security Payments in Switzerland

Möhring, Anke; Mann, Stefan

Agroscope, Switzerland

Dynamics of farming concentration on regional land markets

Plogmann, Jana Maria1,2; Mußhoff, Oliver1; Ritter, Matthias2; Odening, Martin2

1Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany; 2Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Farm income as a driving force for agricultural policy design and farm structural change in Norway

Mittenzwei, Klaus; Berglann, Helge; Hegrenes, Agnar


The Effect of Family Farming on Employment and Migration: Empirical Evidence from Germany

Wuepper, David1; Wimmer, Stefan2; Sauer, Johannes2

1ETHZ, Switzerland; 2TU Munich, Germany

4:20pm - 4:40pmCoffee Break
Refental / Auditorium 
4:40pm - 5:40pmSession C1: Income Inequality
Session Chair: Bruno Henry de Frahan
Refental / Auditorium 

A counterfactual analysis of changes in the distribution of French farm incomes

Piet, Laurent; Desjeux, Yann

INRA, France

The private wealth of farm households in Germany and its influence on their social position

Bethge, Sabrina; Wendt, Jost-Frederik

University Göttingen, Germany

Income differentials between farm and non-farm households among selected OECD member countries

Henry de Frahan, Bruno1; Kamin, David2; De Blander, Rembert3

1Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium; 2Natural Resources Canada, Canada; 3Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

4:40pm - 5:40pmSession C2: Policies
Session Chair: Gabriele Mack

Measuring farm flexibility considering farm agri-environmental commitments

Bokusheva, Raushan1; Cechura, Lukas2

1ZHAW, Switzerland; 2Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

Conditional income differences between farm and non-farm households in the European Union and the role of the CAP support: a panel analysis

Marino, Maria1; Rocchi, Benedetto1; Severini, Simone2

1Università di Firenze, Italy; 2Università della Tuscia, Italy

Linking FADN income data with micro-level census data for the analysis of the determinants and income contribution of farmers’ participation in biodiversity conservation programs

Mack, Gabriele; Jan, Pierrick

Agroscope, Switzerland

5:40pm - 10:00pmWelcome Drinks, Speech by Bernard Belk (Vice Director of the Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture), Dinner
Date: Friday, 06/Sep/2019
8:40am - 10:00amSession D1: Income Risk
Session Chair: Martina Bozzola
Refental / Auditorium 

Stabilizing farm income through hedging: evidence from the field crop sector in Italy

Penone, Carlotta; Giampietri, Elisa; Trestini, Samuele

University of Padua, Italy

Rise of Sale-and-Lease-back Transactions in German Agriculture: Risks and Opportunities

Curtiss, Jarmila; Bernhard, Forstner

Thünen Institute, Germany

Reducing basis risk of weather index-based insurance by evaluating a set of drought indices

Bucheli, Janic; Dalhaus, Tobias; Finger, Robert

Agricultural Economics and Policy Group, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

The effect of extreme weather on Italian agriculture

Bozzola, Martina1; Massetti, Emanuele2,3; Mysiak, Jaroslav3

1Queen's University Belfast, UK; 2Georgia Institute of Technology; 3CMCC

8:40am - 10:00amSession D2: Income Level
Session Chair: Simone Severini

How direct payments and off-farm income contribute to income goals of agricultural policy in Switzerland

El Benni, Nadja; Schmid, Dierk

Agroscope, Switzerland

Evaluating the Effects of Coupled Direct Payments on Farm Income Using Dose Response Function. Evidence from Kosovo

Bajrami, Egzon; Ostapchuk, Igor

Leibniz-Institut für Agrarentwicklung in Transformationsökonomien (IAMO), Germany

Income levels and agricultural profitability of Italian farms: an analysis of FADN data.

Coppola, Adele1; Tosco, Domenico2; Scardera, Alfonso3; Amato, Mario1; Verneau, Fabio1

1University of Naples Federico II, Italy; 2Associazione Scientifica "Centro di Portici"; 3Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l'analisi dell'economia agraria (CREA-PB)

The role of CAP measures in enhancing farm income: a dynamic panel analysis in Italy

Biagini, Luigi; Antonioli, Federico; Severini, Simone

Università della Tuscia, Italy

10:00am - 10:20amCoffee Break
Refental / Auditorium 
10:20am - 11:00amPlenary Session
Session Chair: Robert Finger
Refental / Auditorium 

Evaluating the Rationality of the USDA Farm Income Forecasts under a Multivariate Asymmetric Loss Framework

Katchova, Ani

The Ohio State University, United States of America

Impact of off-farm income and paid taxes on the composition and volatility of incomes and wealth of dairy farmers in the Netherlands

Vrolijk, Hans; Poppe, Krijn

Wageningen University and Research, Netherlands, The

11:00am - 12:00pmPoster Session 1: Measurement
Session Chair: Tobias Dalhaus
Refental / Auditorium 

The new Swiss FADN income survey based on random sampling

Dux, Dunja; Jan, Pierrick; Renner, Swetlana; Hoop, Daniel; Schmid, Dierk

Agroscope, Farm Economics Research Group, Tänikon 1, 8356 Ettenhausen, Switzerland

Variance estimation of change for partially overlapping data

Renner, Swetlana

Agroscope, Switzerland

How much does the CAP efficiently support farm incomes? A quantile regression analysis on Italian farms

Ciliberti, Stefano1; Biagini, Luigi2; Frascarelli, Angelo1; Severini, Simone2

1Università degli Studi di Perugia; 2Università della Tuscia

Gross margin index for the Income Stabilisation Tool of Finnish dairy sector

Heikkilä, Anna-Maija; Niskanen, Olli

Natural Resources Institute Finland, Finland

Non-linear Impact of Extreme Heat on Nitrogen Balances

Dalhaus, Tobias1; Pfingsten, Tony2

1ETH Zürich, Switzerland; 2University of Bonn, Germany

11:00am - 12:00pmPoster Session 2: Strategies
Session Chair: Karim CHAIB
Bibliothek / Library 

Diversification in non-farming activities: evidence from family farms in Italy.

Salvioni, Cristina1; Vanni, Francesco2; Henke, Roberto2

1University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy; 2Crea-PB, Italy

On the impacts of development strategies on social well-being

Santeramo, Fabio1; Phali, Lerato2; Lamonaca, Emilia1; Viscecchia, Rosaria1

1University of Foggia; 2University of KwaZulu-Natal

The Distributional Characteristics of Agricultural Subsidies and their Impact in Economic Value Added: A Micro-Panel Data Analysis for Greece

Thomakos, Dimitrios, D.; Kyriazi, Foteini

University of Peloponnese, Greece

On the impact of climate change on global agri-food trade

Santeramo, Fabio Gaetano1; Bozzola, Martina2; Lamonaca, Emilia1

1University of Foggia, Italy; 2Queens University, UK

Simulation of the economic behavior of dairy farms in low-grazing territories of the south-west in France

CHAIB, Karim; LEKHAL, Djamila

Ecole d'Ingénieurs de PURPAN, France

12:00pm - 1:30pmLunch
1:30pm - 2:30pmSession E1: Income Risk
Session Chair: Simone Cerroni
Refental / Auditorium 

Who Adopts Hail Insurance? The case of Swiss fruit growers

Knapp, Ladina; Dalhaus, Tobias; Wüpper, David Johannes; Finger, Robert

Agricultural Economics and Policy Group, ETH Zurich

Farmers’ decision under uncertainty: An experimental study on subjective beliefs, risk and ambiguity preferences

Cerroni, Simone

University of Trento, Italy

1:30pm - 2:30pmSession E2: Business Models
Session Chair: Miranda Meuwissen

The determinants of the Capital Structure of Farms: Evidence for France and Poland

Enjolras, Geoffroy1; Sanfilippo, Gilles1; Soliwoda, Michal2

1CERAG, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France; 2Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics - NRI, Warsaw, Poland

Evaluating farm investments in perennial crops. A step-by-step development of a model simulating returns applied to the case of hazelnut plantation in Italy

Spiegel, Alisa1; Severini, Simone2; Britz, Wolfgang3; Coletta, Attilio2

1Wageningen University, Netherlands, The; 2Università della Tuscia, Italy; 3Bonn University, Germany

Impact of new business models on finance and risk management in agriculture

Meuwissen, Miranda; Van Dijck, Bonnie; De Mey, Yann; Bijman, Jos; Verhees, Frans; Mourits, Monique; Spiegel, Alisa

Wageningen University, Netherlands, The

2:30pm - 3:00pmFinal Plenary Session
Refental / Auditorium 

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