Title: The Impact of EU Export Refunds on the African Continent: An Impact Assessment
Citation: JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES vol. 49 no. 12 p. 1651-1675
Publication Year: 2013
JRC N°: JRC86010
ISSN: 0022-0388
URI: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00220388.2013.807500
DOI: 10.1080/00220388.2013.807500
Type: Articles in periodicals and books
Abstract: The EU’s export refund policy has long been a source of controversy for its perceived impacts on third country markets. However, the EU Commission maintain that these concerns are largely historic as CAP reforms mean that export refunds are now used infrequently. The purpose of this article is therefore to assess the impacts of refunds in the wake of the 2003 reform of the CAP using two complementary analyses: first, an analysis using a computable general equilibrium model and second, two case studies to assess the potential impact of export refunds in selected African developing countries.
JRC Directorate:Growth and Innovation

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