Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Thursday, 05/Sep/2019
Registration and welcome coffee
Location: Restaurant
Location: Refental / Auditorium
Chair: Nadja El Benni
Chair: Robert Finger

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

Session A1: Farmers` Goals
Location: Refental / Auditorium
Chair: Emma Dillon

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

1: Teagasc, Ireland; 2: University College Cork, Ireland

Session A2: Income Risk
Location: Äbtissenenhaus
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

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

Impatience and uncertainty in crop insurance markets

Santeramo, Fabio

University of Foggia, Italy

Location: Restaurant
Visit: Swiss Future Farm
Location: Messtechnik / Swiss Future Farm
Session B1: New Measurement
Location: Refental / Auditorium
Chair: Krijn Poppe

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

Session B2: Farm Structure
Location: Äbtissenenhaus
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

1: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany; 2: Humboldt-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

1: ETHZ, Switzerland; 2: TU Munich, Germany

Coffee Break
Location: Refental / Auditorium
Session C1: Income Inequality
Location: Refental / Auditorium
Chair: Bruno Henry de Frahan

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

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

Session C2: Policies
Location: Äbtissenenhaus
Chair: Gabriele Mack

Measuring farm flexibility considering farm agri-environmental commitments

Bokusheva, Raushan1; Cechura, Lukas2

1: ZHAW, Switzerland; 2: Czech 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

1: Università di Firenze, Italy; 2: Università 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

Welcome Drinks, Speech by Bernard Belk (Vice Director of the Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture), Dinner
Location: Restaurant

Date: Friday, 06/Sep/2019
Session D1: Income Risk
Location: Refental / Auditorium
Chair: Martina Bozzola

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

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

Session D2: Income Level
Location: Äbtissenenhaus
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

1: University of Naples Federico II, Italy; 2: Associazione Scientifica "Centro di Portici"; 3: Consiglio 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

Coffee Break
Location: Refental / Auditorium
Plenary Session
Location: Refental / Auditorium
Chair: Robert Finger

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

Poster Session 1: Measurement
Location: Refental / Auditorium
Chair: Tobias Dalhaus

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

1: Università degli Studi di Perugia; 2: Università 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

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

Poster Session 2: Strategies
Location: Bibliothek / Library
Chair: Karim CHAIB

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

Salvioni, Cristina1; Vanni, Francesco2; Henke, Roberto2

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

On the impacts of development strategies on social well-being

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

1: University of Foggia; 2: University 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

1: University of Foggia, Italy; 2: Queens 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

Location: Restaurant
Session E1: Income Risk
Location: Refental / Auditorium
Chair: Simone Cerroni

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

Session E2: Business Models
Location: Äbtissenenhaus
Chair: Miranda Meuwissen

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

Enjolras, Geoffroy1; Sanfilippo, Gilles1; Soliwoda, Michal2

1: CERAG, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France; 2: Institute 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

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

Final Plenary Session
Location: Refental / Auditorium