Alan Matthews

Professor Emeritus, Trinity College Dublin

Alan Matthews is Professor Emeritus of European Agricultural Policy in the Department of Economics, School of Social Sciences and Philosophy at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He is President of the European Association of Agricultural Economists in the period 2011-2014.

Bridges news

10 October 2013
What are the implications of the controversial European Union (EU) common agricultural policy reform for African countries? The European Union (EU) reached a political agreement on the shape of its controversial Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for the period 2014-2020 in June. The formal...
15 April 2011
A União Europeia (UE) está prestes a iniciar uma nova reforma de sua controversa Política Agrícola Comum (PAC), que deverá entrar em vigor em 1o de janeiro de 2014. Recentemente, a Comissão Europeia publicou um documento de consulta que delineia algumas opções para a reforma 2 . Este artigo discute...
18 February 2011
La réforme de la Politique Agricole Commune en 2013: Quels enjeux pour les pays en voie de développement ? Une analyse de la communication de la Commission européenne de novembre 2010 Alan Matthews L'Union européenne (UE) est sur le point d'entamer une nouvelle réforme de sa très controversée...
24 January 2011
The European Union is about to embark on a new round of reform on its controversial Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) that will come into effect in 2014. The European Commission recently published a consultation paper which sets out a series of options for this reform. This article discusses how the...
15 June 2010
Les pays du groupe Afrique-Caraïbes-Pacifique (ACP) font face à des enjeux considérables dans le cadre de la lutte contre la faim et la malnutrition, mais de nombreux critiques font valoir que les engagements demandés aux pays ACP dans le cadre des Accords de partenariat économiques (APE) vont...
1 June 2010
The African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries face a massive challenge in tackling hunger and under-nutrition, but many critics have argued that the commitments required of ACP countries under Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) will make this more difficult . Alan Matthews investigates the...