Small Farms in the EU: How Small is Small?

This paper discusses and explores different approaches to the definition of small in relation to farms in the EU. It focuses on distributions of farms using different size criteria, making comparisons of the extent to which one criterion maps onto another. Differences in farm structure that exist between and within both the established and new Member States make it particularly difficult to determine a unique definition of smallness, suggesting perhaps the use of a relative rather than absolute measure of size.


Issue Date:
Aug 20 2009
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/52852
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/52852
Total Pages:
13
Series Statement:
Seminar Paper




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