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Professor Alan Matthews

Fellow Emeritus (Economics)

 

Research Associate (International Integration Studies (IIIS))


Alan Matthews is Professor of European Agricultural Policy in the Department of Economics at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. His major research interests are agricultural policy analysis, the impact of international trade on developing countries, and computable general equilibrium analysis of trade and agricultural policy reforms. He has previously worked as a consultant to the OECD, the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations and the UN Industrial Development Organisation, and has been a panel member in a number of WTO Dispute Settlement procedures.
  Agricultural Policy   Agricultural policy analysis   Common Agricultural Policy   External trade policy of EU   Trade Policy   World Trade Organisation   WTO trade negotiations
 Impact of EU agricultural policy on poverty in Africa

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Executive Committee Member, European Association of Agricultural Economics. 1993 2002
Council Member and former President, Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland. 1991 Present
Member, Research Advisory Group, Trocaire (the Irish Catholic Agency for World Development). Chairman, 1986-92. 1984 2010
Executive Council Member, UK Agricultural Economics Society 2002 2005
President, European Association of Agricultural Economists 2011 2014
Ole Boysen, Corina Millar, Alan Matthews, Economic and household impacts of projected policy changes for the Irish agri-food sector, Journal of Agricultural Economics, 67, (1), 2016, p105-129 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Jean-Christophe Bureau and Alan Matthews, Giovanni Anania: Shaping the future of European agricultural policy, Bio-based and Applied Economics , 4, (3), 2016, p305-313 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
The Multi-annual Financial Framework and the 2013 CAP reform in, editor(s)Johann Swinnen , The Political Economy of the 2013 CAP Reform: An Imperfect Storm, London, Rowman & Littlefield International, 2015, pp167-192 , [Alan Matthews], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Reflections on the CAP Post-2014 in, editor(s)Johann Swinnen , The Political Economy of the 2013 CAP Reform: An Imperfect Storm, London, Rowman & Littlefield International, 2015, pp493-508 , [Alan Matthews], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
The CAP and development in, editor(s)McMahon J. and Cardwell, M , Research Handbook on EU Agricultural Law, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015, pp485-504 , [Alan Matthews], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Food security as a driver of integration in Europe in, editor(s)Brennan, L. and Murray, P. , Drivers of Integration and Regionalism in Europe and Asia: Comparative Perspectives, London, Routledge, 2015, pp148-163 , [Alan Matthews], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Gaigné, C., Laroche Dupraz, C., Alan Matthews, Thirty Years of European Research on International Trade in Food and Agricultural Products, Revue d'Etudes en Agriculture et Environnement/Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies, 96, (1), 2015, p91-130 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Boysen, O., Grinsted Jensen, H. and Matthews, A, Impact of EU agricultural policy on developing countries: A Uganda case study, Journal of International Trade & Economic Development , 2015, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Alan Matthews, Food security, developing countries and multilateral trade rules, Background Paper for The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2015-2016, 2015, 1-59, Notes: [International trade Food security World Trade Organization], Report, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Jonathan Brooks, Alan Matthews, Trade Dimensions of Food Security, OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Papers, No. 77, OECD Publishing., 2015, Working Paper, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
  

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Europe's experience with agricultural integration and lessons for third countries in, editor(s)Schmid, E. and Vogel, S. , The Common Agricultural Policy in the 21st Century, Vienna, facultas.wuv Universitätsverlag, 2014, pp1-18 , [Alan Matthews], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Alan Matthews, Greening CAP payments: a missed opportunity?, Dublin, Institute for International and European Affairs, 2013, 14pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Michael King and Alan Matthews, Policy Coherence for Development : Indicators for Ireland, Dublin, Institute for International Integration Studies, 2012, 1, 101, Report, PUBLISHED
Keijzer, N., King, M., Spierings, E., Matthews, A. , Measuring Policy Coherence for Development, Maastricht, Netherlands, European Centre for Development Policy Management, May, 2012, 58, Report, PUBLISHED
Alan Matthews, Review of The Economic Impact of Public Support to Agriculture: An International Perspective, by V. Eldon Ball, R. Fanfani and L. Guttierez (eds) , European Review of Agricultural Economics, 39, (2), 2012, p363-365 , Review, PUBLISHED
Alan Matthews, Review of Food Prices and Rural Poverty, by M. Ataman Aksoy and Bernard M. Hoekman (eds) , European Review of Agricultural Economics, 38, (4), 2011, p617-619 , Review, PUBLISHED
La Politica Agricola Comune europea e la sicurezza alimentare globale in, editor(s)Tornimbeni, C , Sicurezza alimentare nei Paesi in via di sviluppo, Rome, Aiep Editore S.r.l, 2010, pp139-143 , [Alan Matthews], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
The future of the EU budget: Irish perspectives in, editor(s)Callan T. , Budget Perspectives 2010, Dublin, Economic and Social Research Institute, 2009, pp54-75 , [Alan Matthews], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Alan Matthews, Review of The European Union and Developing Countries: Trade, Aid and Growth in an Integrating World, Yves Bourdet (Editor), Joakim Gullstrand (Editor), Karin Olofsdotter (Editor) , European Review of Agricultural Economics, 36, (1), 2009, p123-126 , Review, PUBLISHED
Alan Matthews, Review of The European Union and Developing Countries: Trade, Aid and Growth in an Integrating World, by Bourdet, Joakim Gullstrand and Karin Olofsdotter (eds) , European Review of Agricultural Economics, 36, (1), 2009, p123-126 , Review, PUBLISHED

  

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Award Date
Awarded Jean Monnet Chair in European Agricultural Policy by the European Commission 1999
Research interests include the behaviour of the Irish farm and food system, agricultural policy modelling, the relationships between trade, aid and food security in developing countries, and WTO trade negotiations.