Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy

  • Alec Cairncross
  • Herbert Giersch
  • Alexandre Lamfalussy
  • Giuseppe Petrilli
  • Pierre Uri


Agriculture is probably the best example of a sector affected by the problems of ‘growing maturity’. An unfavourable income elasticity of demand for many farm commodities has meant over the years a deterioration in agriculture’s terms of trade as compared with manufacturing industry’s terms of trade.1


European Community Agricultural Policy Relative Prex Common Agricultural Policy Rural Poverty 
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Notes and References

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    See the Lardinois Memorandum, ‘Improvement of the Common Agricultural Policy’, Supplement, Bulletin of the European Community, Brussels, No. 17, 1973Google Scholar
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    Pierre Uri et al., A Future for European Agriculture, Atlantic Paper No. 4 (Paris: Atlantic Institute for International Affairs, 1970)Google Scholar
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© Institut für Weltwirtschaft an der Universität Kiel 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alec Cairncross
  • Herbert Giersch
  • Alexandre Lamfalussy
  • Giuseppe Petrilli
  • Pierre Uri

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