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Professor Alan Matthews
Fellow Emeritus, Economics
Fellow Emeritus, International Integration Studies (IIIS)

Biography

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.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Christilla Roederer_Rynning and Alan Matthews, What Common Agricultural Policy after Brexit?, Politics and Governance, 7, (3), 2019, p40 - 50 Journal Article, 2019

Alan Matthews , How Ireland is facing the threat of a 'no-deal' Brexit, Eurochoices, 18, (2), 2019, p23 - 27 Journal Article, 2019

David Blandford and Alan Matthews, Agricultural Policy Expenditures in the European Union and the United States, Eurochoices, 18, (1), 2019, p40 - 41 Journal Article, 2019

Alan Matthews, Europe's experience: investing in rural revitalization, Chapter 9 in Global Food Policy Report 2018, Washington, D.C., International Food Policy Research Institute, March, 2019, p78 - 85 Report, 2019

European Agriculture and the Bioeconomy: A Historical Overview in, editor(s)Dries, L., Heijman, W., Jongeneel, R., Purnhagen, K., Wesseler, J. , EU Bioeconomy Economics and Policies: Volume I, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019, pp19 - 36, [Alan Matthews and Kai Purnhagen] Book Chapter, 2019

Alan Matthews, The EU's Common Agricultural Policy Post 2020: Directions of Change and Potential Trade and Market Effects, Geneva, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, November, 2018, p1 - 50 Report, 2018

Alan Matthews, The CAP in the 2021-2027 MFF Negotiations, Intereconomics, 53, (6), 2018, p306 - 311 Journal Article, 2018

Mottershead, D., K. Hart, A. Maréchal, S. Meredith, A. Lorant, F. Bas-Defossez, D. Baldock, J.-C. Bureau, and A. Matthews, Towards the CAP Post 2020 - Appraisal of the EC Communication on 'The Future of Food and Farming' of 29 November 2017, Brussels, European Parliament, Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies, 2018, p1 - 102 Report, 2018

International assistance for developing countries to participate fully in the trade system in, editor(s)Meilke, K. and Josling, T. , International Trade Rules for Food and Agricultural Products, Singapore, World Scientific Publishing, 2017, pp337 - 363, [Diwaker Dixit, Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2017

Alan Matthews, Possible transitional arrangements related to agriculture in the light of the future EU - UK relationship: institutional issues, Brussels, European Parliament, Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies, , October, 2017, p1 - 96 Report, 2017 TARA - Full Text

Ole Boysen, Alan Matthews, Will Economic Partnership Agreements increase poverty? The case of Uganda, Review of Development Economics, 21, (2), 2017, p353 - 382 Journal Article, 2017

Alan Matthews, Brexit impacts on Irish agri-food exports to the UK, Eurochoices, 16, (3), 2017, p26 - 32 Journal Article, 2017

Alan Matthews, How Can the CAP Promote Rural Jobs?, , Eurochoices, 16, (3), 2017, p18 - 20 Journal Article, 2017

Agriculture and Food in, editor(s)O'Hagan, J. and O'Toole, F. , The Economy of Ireland: Policy and Performance, 13th edition, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, pp236 - 261, [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2017

What outcome to expect on Geographical Indications in the TTIP free trade negotiations with the United States in, Arfini, F., Mancini, M., Veneziani, M. and Donati, M. , Intellectual Property Rights for Geographical Indications: What is at stake in the TTIP?, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016, pp2 - 18, [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2016

Alan Matthews, The Potential Implications of a Brexit for Future EU Agri-food Policies, Eurochoices, 15, (2), 2016, p17 - 22 Journal Article, 2016

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, 2016 TARA - Full Text

Alan Matthews, Luca Salvatici, Margarita Scoppola, Trade Impacts of Agricultural Support in the EU, IATRC Commissioned Paper , 19, St Paul, Minnesota, International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium, 2016, 120pp Report, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2015 DOI

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, 2015

Jonathan Brooks, Alan Matthews, Trade Dimensions of Food Security, OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Papers, No. 77, OECD Publishing., 2015 Working Paper, 2015 TARA - Full Text 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 Report, 2015 URL TARA - Full Text

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

Miller, C, Matthews, A., Donnellan, T. and O'Donoghue, C., The Employment Effects of Food Harvest 2020 in Ireland, Irish Journal of Agricultural and Food Research , 53, 2014, p149-169 Journal Article, 2014

Food Security and WTO Domestic Support Disciplines post-Bali in, editor(s)Hartmann, M. and Hesse, J. , Agriculture and Food in the 21st Century: Economic, Environmental and Social Challenges, Frankfurt am Main, Peter Lang GmbH, 2014, pp163 - 184, [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2014

Alan Matthews, Food Security and WTO Domestic Support Disciplines post-Bali, Issue Paper No. 53, Geneva, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, 2014, 25pp Report, 2014 TARA - Full Text

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, 2014

Alan Matthews, Trade rules, food security and the multilateral trade negotiations, European Review of Agricultural Economics, 41, (3), 2014, p511-535 Journal Article, 2014

Agri-food sector in, editor(s)Newman, C. and O'Hagan, J. , The Economy of Ireland, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 2014, pp287-311 , [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2014

Alan Matthews, Doha Negotiations on Agriculture and Future of the WTO Multilateral Trade System, QA Rivista dell'Associazione Rossi-Doria, 2014, (1), 2014, p31-71 Journal Article, 2014

Expanding agri-food production and employment in the presence of climate policy constraints: Quantifying the trade-off in Ireland in, editor(s)Zopounidis, C., Kalogeras, N., Mattas, K., Dijk, G., Baourakis, G. , Agricultural Cooperative Management and Policy: New Robust, Reliable and Coherent Modelling Tools, Cham, Switzerland, Springer International Publishing, 2014, pp223-242 , [Millar, C., Donnellan, T., Hanrahan, K., Matthews, A. and O'Donoghue, C.] Book Chapter, 2014

Louise Knops, Jo Swinnen, Alan Matthews, Alan Swinbank, Alessandro Olper, Attila Kovacs, Christilla Roederer-Rynning, Imre Ferto, Kaley Hart and Maria Garrone, The First CAP Reform under the Ordinary Legislative Procedure: A Political Economy Perspective, Brussels, European Parliament, Directorate-General for Internal Policies, 2014, 1-155 Report, 2014

Alan Matthews, Greening agricultural payments in the EU's Common Agricultural Policy, BAE Bio-based and Applied Economics, 2, (1), 2013, p1 - 27 Journal Article, 2013

Unfulfilled expectations? The EU's agricultural and fisheries policies and Africa in, editor(s)Carbone, M. , The European Union in Africa: Incoherent Policies, Asymmetrical Partnership, Declining Relevance?, Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2013, pp189 - 208, [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2013

The impact of WTO agricultural trade rules on food security and development: an examination of proposed additional flexibilities for developing countries in, editor(s)MacMahon, J. and Destu, M. , Research Handbook on the WTO Agriculture Agreement: New and Emerging Issues in International Agricultural Trade Law, London, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012, pp104-132 , [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2012

Ole Boysen and Alan Matthews, Impact of EU Common Agricultural Policy reform on Uganda, London, Overseas Development Institute, 2012, 53pp Book, 2012 URL

Alan Matthews, Greening the Common Agricultural Policy post 2014, Intereconomics, 47, (6), 2012, p326-331 Journal Article, 2012 URL

Alan Matthews, Greening the CAP: the way forward, QA Rivista dell'Associazione Rossi-Doria, 2012, (4), 2012, p37 - 60 Journal Article, 2012 URL

Alan Matthews, Environmental Public Goods in the New CAP: Impact of Greening Proposals and Possible Alternatives, Brussels, European Parliament, 2012, 95pp Book, 2012 URL

Trade and Poverty Impacts for Uganda in, editor(s)Morrissey, O. , Assessing Prospective Trade Policy: Methods Applied to EU-ACP Economic Partnership Agreements, London, Routledge, 2011, pp105-131 , [Ole Boysen and Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2011

Haiyan Wang and Alan Matthews, Estimating the labour transformation elasticity between agricultural and non-agricultural sectors in China, Food Economics - Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section C, 8, (1), 2011, p48-58 Journal Article, 2011

The Agri-food Sector in, editor(s)O'Hagan, J. and Newman, C. , The Economy of Ireland: National and Sectoral Policy Issues, 11th edition, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 2011, pp295-323 , [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2011

Alan Matthews, Post-2013 EU Common Agricultural Policy, Trade and Development, Geneva, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), October, 2011, 1-33 Report, 2011 TARA - Full Text URL

Economic Partnership Agreements and Food Security in, editor(s)Morrissey, O. , Assessing Prospective Trade Policy: Methods Applied to EU-ACP Economic Partnership Agreements, London, Routledge, 2011, pp203-222 , [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2011

Alan Matthews, How Might the EU's Common Agricultural Policy Affect Trade and Development After 2013?, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, November , 2010, (Paper No. 29), 1-15 Report, 2010 TARA - Full Text URL

Alan Matthews, Understanding reform of the Common Agricultural Policy, QA Rivista dell'Associazione Rossi-Doria, 1, 2010, p137-149 Journal Article, 2010

Frank Barry, Michael King and Alan Matthews, Policy Coherence for Development: Five Challenges, Irish Studies in International Affairs, 21, 2010, p207-223 Journal Article, 2010 URL

EPAs and the demise of the commodity protocols in, editor(s)Faber, G. and Orbie, J. , Beyond Market Access for Economic Development: EU-Africa Relations in Transition, London, Routledge, 2009, pp217-241 , [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2009

Uganda in, editor(s)Anderson, K. and Martin, W. , Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Africa, Washington, D.C., The World Bank, 2009, pp329 - 358, [Alan Matthews, Pierre Claquin and Jacob Opolot] Book Chapter, 2009 URL

Frank Barry, Michael King, Alan Matthews, Policy Coherence for Development: The State of Play in Ireland, Dublin, Institute for International Integration Studies, 2009, 1-215pp Book, 2009

Alan Matthews, The CAP and global food security, Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture , 47, (4), 2008, p281 - 284 Journal Article, 2008

Alan Matthews, The European Union's Common Agricultural Policy and Developing Countries: the Struggle for Coherence, European Integration, 30, (3), 2008, p381 - 399 Journal Article, 2008

Agriculture after Cancún in, editor(s)Stefan Griller , At the Crossroads: The World Trading System and the Doha Round, Vienna, SpringerWienNewYork, 2008, pp315 - 337, [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2008

Agriculture and Rural, Conservation and Food Policies in, editor(s)O'Hagan, J. and Newman, C. , The Economy of Ireland, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 2008, pp263 - 290, [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2008

Janine Dixon and Alan Matthews, The 2003 Mid-Term Review of the Common Agricultural Policy: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis for Ireland, Journal of International Agriculture and Development, 3, (1), 2007, p71-85 Journal Article, 2007

The EU and the developing world in, editor(s)El-Agraa, Ali , The European Union: Economics and Policies , 8th edition, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2007, pp494 - 515, [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2007

'The role of EBA in the political economy of CAP reform in, editor(s)Gerrit Faber and Jan Orbie , European Union Trade Politics and Development: 'Everything But Arms' Unravelled, London and New York, Routledge, 2007, pp157 - 179, [Alan Matthews and Jacques Gallezot] Book Chapter, 2007

Keith Walsh, Martina Brockmeier and Alan Matthews, Implications of Domestic Support Disciplines for Further Agricultural Trade Liberalization, Journal of International Agriculture and Development, 3, (2), 2007, p173 - 108 Journal Article, 2007

Productivity in Irish Agriculture in, editor(s)Aylward, C. and O'Toole, R. , Perspectives on Irish Productivity, Dublin, Forfás, 2007, pp116 - 129, [Alan Matthews, Carol Newman and Fiona Thorne] Book Chapter, 2007

EU trade policy in, editor(s)El-Agraa, A. , The European Union: Economics and Policies , 8th edition, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2007, pp473 - 493, [Marius Brülhart and Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2007

Alan Matthews, Hannah Chaplin, Thomas Giblin and Marian Mraz, Policy Coherence for Development: Coherence between Ireland's Official Development Cooperation Activities and other Policy Areas in particular Agricultural Trade and Support Policies, Research Series No. 1, Dublin, Advisory Board for Irish Aid, 2007, 72pp Book, 2007

Shallow versus deep Special and Differential Treatment (SDT) and the issue of differentiation in the WTO among groups of developing countries in, editor(s)Morrison, J. and Sarris, A. , WTO Rules for Agriculture Compatible with Development, Rome, Food and Agriculture Organisation, 2007, pp79 - 100, [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2007

Carol Newman and Alan Matthews, Evaluating the Productivity Performance of Agricultural Enterprises in Ireland using a Multiple Output Distance Function Approach, Journal of Agricultural Economics, 58, (1), 2007, p128-151 Journal Article, 2007

Policy Coherence for Development: Issues in Agriculture in, editor(s)OECD , Trade, Agriculture and Development: Policies Working Together, Paris, OECD, 2006, pp39-54 , [Alan Matthews and Thomas Giblin] Book Chapter, 2006

Janine Dixon and Alan Matthews, Impact of the 2003 Mid Term Review of the Common Agricultural Policy, Economic and Social Research Institute Quarterly Economic Commentary, , (Spring), 2006, p36 - 52 Journal Article, 2006

Newman, C. and Matthews, A., The Productivity Performance of Irish Dairy Farms 1984-2000: A Multiple Output Distance Function Approach, Journal of Productivity Analysis, 26, (2), 2006, p191-205 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

Bureau, J. C., Jean, S. and Matthews, A., The Consequences of Agricultural Trade Liberalization for Developing Countries: Distinguishing Between Genuine Benefits and False Hopes., World Trade Review, 5, (2), 2006, p225-249 Journal Article, 2006

International Commodity Agreements, in R. Robertson and J-A Scholte (eds), Encyclopedia of Globalization, Vol. 1, London, Routledge, 2006, pp175 - 177, [Alan Matthews] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2006

The Development Box in the WTO Agreement on Agriculture in, editor(s)Majda Bne Saad and Maura Leen , Trade, Aid and Development: Essays in Honour of Helen O'Neill, Dublin, University College Dublin Press, 2006, pp94 - 115, [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2006

Hannah Chaplin and Alan Matthews, Coping with the Fallout for Preference Receiving Countries from EU Sugar Reform, The Estey Centre Journal of International Law and Trade Policy, 7, (1), 2006, p15 - 31 Journal Article, 2006

More Differentiated Special Treatment in the Agriculture Agreement: Beyond Concept to Practice in, editor(s)Paugam, J.-M. and Novel, A.-S. eds. , Reviving the Special and Differential Treatment of Developing Countries in International Trade, Paris, Institut Français des Relations Internationales, 2006, pp181 - 208, [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2006

Alan Matthews, Improving coherence between Irish trade and development policy from an African perspective , Journal of the Social and Statistical Inquiry Society of Ireland, XXXV, 2006, p219-231. Journal Article, 2006

Alan Matthews and Keith Walsh, The Economic Consequences of the Doha Round for Ireland, Economic and Social Review, Vol. 37, (No. 1), 2006, p47 - 69 Journal Article, 2006

Cathie Laroche-Dupraz and Alan Matthews, Approche graphique du fonctionnement des contingents tarifaires : effets sur l'accès au marché d'importation et le bien-être économique des exportateurs, Économie et Prévision, 3/4/5, (169-170-171), 2005, p227 - 238 Journal Article, 2005

Special and differential treatment in the WTO Negotiations in, editor(s)Rainelli, P. , Les Politiques Agricoles sont-elles Condamnées par la Mondialisation?, Paris, Institut français des relations internationales and Academia-Bruylant, 2005, pp269 - 304, [A.Matthews] Book Chapter, 2005

Alan Matthews, Development Assistance to Agriculture: can the decline be reversed?, EuroChoices, 4, (1), 2005, p24 - 25 Journal Article, 2005

The Impact of CAP Reform on Cotonou - the Specifics of CAP Reform in, editor(s)Stevens, C. , The Agricultural Dimension of Economic Partnership Agreements, Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization, 2005, pp152 - 174, [Alan Matthews and Christopher Stevens] Book Chapter, 2005

Alan Matthews and Keith Walsh, Economic Consequences of the Doha Round for Ireland, Dublin, Forfás, 2005, 119pp Book, 2005

Rural Development and Food Safety, Chapter 9 in, editor(s)O'Hagan, J. and Newman, C. , The Economy of Ireland: National & Sectoral Policy Issues, Ninth Edition, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 2005, pp215 - 242, [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2005

Alan Matthews, The road from Doha to Hong Kong in the agricultural negotiations: a developing country perspective, European Review of Agricultural Economics, 32, (4), 2005, p561 - 574 Journal Article, 2005

Alan Matthews, Agriculture and Development: the Case for Policy Coherence, Paris, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2005, 1 - 98pp Book, 2005

Implications of EU Enlargement for ACP Agricultural Trade in, editor(s)Stevens, C. , The Agricultural Dimension of Economic Partnership Agreements, Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization, 2005, pp175 - 187, [Alan Matthews] Book Chapter, 2005

Agricultural tariff rate quotas to developing countries in, editor(s)Guha-Khasnobis, B. , The WTO, Developing Countries and the Doha Development Agenda, Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, pp130 - 160, [A.Matthews, C. Laroche Dupraz] Book Chapter, 2004

External trade policy in, The European Union: Economics and Politics, Seventh Edition, Prentice Hall, 2004, pp450 - 470, [A.Matthews, M. Brulhart] Book Chapter, 2004

The EU and the developing world in, The European Union: Economics and Politics, Seventh Edition, Prentice Hall, 2004, pp471 - 493, [A.Matthews] Book Chapter, 2004

C. Newman and A.Matthews, Measuring and Understanding Productivity Growth in Irish Agriculture, Kiel, Wissenschaftsverlag Vauk Kiel KG, 2004, 179pp Book, 2004

A.Matthews, Brooks, J. and Wilson, N., Do Developing Countries Need a Development Box, Eurochoices, 2, (2), 2003, p18 - 22 Journal Article, 2003

Agriculture in, editor(s)Johnson, P. , Industries in Europe: Competition, Trends and Policy Issues, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2003, pp26 - 54, [A.Matthews] Book Chapter, 2003

A.Matthews, S. McCarthy and B. Riordan, Economic determinants of private afforestation in the Republic of Ireland, Land Use Policy, 20, 2003, p51 - 59 Journal Article, 2003

A.Matthews, Regional Integration and Food Security in Developing Countries, Training Materials for Agricultural Planning 45, Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization, 2003, 95pp Book, 2003

A.Matthews, C. Newman and M. Henchion, A double-hurdle model of Irish household expenditure on prepared meals, Applied Economics, 35, 2003, p1053 - 1061 Journal Article, 2003

A.Matthews, WTO Agreement on Agriculture: The Implementation Experience: Developing Country Case Studies, Rome, FAO, 2003, 644pp Book, 2003

Newman, C., Henchion M. and A. Matthews, Infrequency of purchase and double-hurdle models of Irish households' meat expenditure, European Review of Agricultural Economics, 28, 2002, p393 - 419 Journal Article, 2002

A.Matthews, R. O'Toole, Issues Arising from the 2001 Foot and Mouth Outbreak, Irish Banking Review, 2002, p24 - 97 Journal Article, 2002

A.Matthews, Developing countries' position in WTO: issues for developing countries, Development Policy Review, 20, (1), 2002, p75 - 90 Journal Article, 2002

A.Matthews, S. O'Neill and Leavy, T., Measuring productivity change and efficiency on Irish farms, Farm and Food, 12, (1), 2002, p4 - 5 Journal Article, 2002

A.Matthews, Les pays en développement et les négociations de l'OMC sur la libéralisation des échanges agricoles, Economie Rurale, 267, 2002, p5 - 18 Journal Article, 2002

A.Matthews, How important is agriculture and the agri-food sector in Ireland?, Irish Banking Review, 2001, p28 - 40 Journal Article, 2001

A.Matthews, Suzanne O'Neill, Technical change and efficiency in Irish agriculture, Economic and Social Review, 32, (3), 2001, p253 - 284 Journal Article, 2001

A.Matthews, C. Laroche-Dupraz, Agricultural tariff rate quotas as a development instrument, Economie Internationale, 87, 2001, p89 - 106 Journal Article, 2001

Newman, C., Henchion, M. and A.Matthews, Infrequency of Purchase and Double-Hurdle Models of Irish Households' Meat Expenditure, European Review of Agricultural Economics, 28, (4), 2001, p393 - 419 Journal Article, 2001

European Union agri-environmental policy - issues and pitfalls in, editor(s)Clinch, P., Schlegelmilch, K., Sprenger, R. and Triebswetter, U. , Greening the Budget: Budgetary Policies for Environmental Improvement, London, Edward Elgar, 2001, pp248 - 274, [A.Matthews, Convery, F., Fry, J., O'Shea, S. and Pender, A.] Book Chapter, 2001

A.Matthews, Productivity growth in Irish agriculture, Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, XXIX, 2000, p315 - 358 Journal Article, 2000 TARA - Full Text

Agribusiness and economy wide effects of CAP reforms in, Teagasc, Outlook 2000: Medium Term Analysis for the Agri-Food Sector, Dublin, Teagasc, 2000, pp56 - 64, [A.Matthews, R. O'Toole] Book Chapter, 2000

A.Matthews, Multilateral trade reform in agriculture and the developing countries, Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 39, (3), 2000, p261 - 280 Journal Article, 2000

A.Matthews, Farm Incomes: Myths and Reality, Cork, Cork University Press, 2000, 88pp Book, 2000

International development assistance and food security in, editor(s)Gupta, K. , Foreign Aid: New Perspectives, London, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999, pp67 - 84, [A.Matthews] Book Chapter, 1999

Alan Matthews, Emerging Policy Challenges for the Agri-Food Sector, European Review of Agricultural Economics, 24, 1998, p549 - 564 Journal Article, 1998

Thagesen, R. and Matthews, A., The EU's Common Banana Regime :An Initial Evaluation, Journal of Common Market Studies, 35, 1998, p615 - 627 Journal Article, 1998

A.Matthews, L.-P. Mahé, L'Accord agricole de Marrakech et les politiques agricoles nationales des PED: Poursuite de l'adjustement structurel?, Options Méditerranéenees, Série A, No. 30, The GATT and Mediterranean Agricultural Trade, 1997, p175 - 190 Journal Article, 1997

Matthews, A., The Disappearing Budget Constraint on EU Agricultural Policy, Food Policy, 21, 1996, p497 - 508 Journal Article, 1996

A.Matthews, Mahé' L.P., L'accord agricole de Marrakech et les politiques agricoles nationales des PED : poursuite de l'ajustement structurel?, International des Hautes Etudes Agronomiques Méditeranéennes, 12, 1995, p20 Journal Article, 1995

A.Matthews, M. Hartmann, Food vs. environment: Europe's green fields, Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy, 10, (4), 1995, p76 - 79 Journal Article, 1995

Matthews, A., Trade Reform and the Prospects for Processed Food Exports from Developing Countries , Journal of Agricultural Economics, 45, 1994, p177 - 188 Journal Article, 1994

Alan Matthews, Managing the EC Structural Funds, Cork, Cork University Press, 1994, 58pp Book, 1994

McAleese, D. and Matthews, A., LDC Primary Exports to the EC - Prospects Post-1992, Journal of Common Market Studies, 29, 1991, p157 - 180 Journal Article, 1991

Alan Matthews, EC Trade Policy and the Third World : An Irish Perspective, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 1991, 246pp Book, 1991

Alan Matthews in N. Alexdratos (ed) (part of the preparatory team), European Agriculture: Towards 2000 , London, Belhaven Press, 1990, 246pp Book, 1990

Matthews, A., Growth and Employment Considerations in the Food vs Export Crops Debate , IDS Bulletin Institute of Development Studies, 19, 1988, p5 - 9 Journal Article, 1988

Alan Matthews, Les difficultés financières récentes dans l'agriculture irlandaise, Cahiers d'economie et sociologie rurales, 5, 1987, p48-64 Journal Article, 1987

McAleese, D. and Matthews, A., The Single European Act and Ireland - Implications for a Small Member State, Journal of Common Market Studies, 26, 1987, p39 - 60 Journal Article, 1987

Alan Matthews, Agricultural policies in industrial countries and their effects on the Third World: a comment, Tijdschrift voor Sociaal- wetenschappelijk onderzoek van de Landbouw, 2, (2), 1987, p143- 49 Journal Article, 1987

Alan Matthews and Andrew Storey, African agricultural strategies and development aid, Irish Studies in International Affairs, 2, (3), 1987, p1 - 21 Journal Article, 1987

Alan Matthews, Agricultural credit and public policy, Irish Journal of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology , 11, 1986, p93-97 Journal Article, 1986

Alan Matthews, Ireland: rural development in an agrarian society, European Review of Agricultural Economics, 13, (3), 1986, p367-90 Journal Article, 1986

Alan Matthews, Ireland, the Common Agricultural Policy and the Less Developed Countries, Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 25, (2), 1985, p149-158 Journal Article, 1985

Alan Matthews, La politique agricole commune et les pays sous-developpés: un examen des faits, Economie Rurale, (165), 1985, p21-26 Journal Article, 1985

Alan Matthews, European Union: the economic implications for Ireland, Irish Studies in International Affairs, 2, (1), 1985, p131-141 Journal Article, 1985

Alan Matthews, Does the Common Agricultural Policy damage the less developed countries?, Trocaire Development Review, 1985, p75-82 Journal Article, 1985

Alan Matthews, The Common Agricultural Policy and the Less Developed Countries, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 1985 Book, 1985

Alan Matthews and K.-J. Trede, Agrarpolitik und Agrarsektor im Vereingten Konigreich (Agricultural Policy and the Agricultural Sector in the United Kingdom), Volume 2, Agrarpolitische Landerberichte, EG-Staaten, , Kiel, Kieler Wissen-schaftsverlag Vauk, 1984 Book, 1984

Alan Matthews and Karl-Joachim Trede, Agrarpolitik und Agrarsektor in Irland (Agricultural Policy and the Agricultural Sector in Ireland), Volume 3, Agrarpolitische Landerberichte, EC-Staaten, , Kiel, Kieler Wissenschaftsverlag Vauk, 1984 Book, 1984

Alan Matthews, The options for further EEC integration: an Irish view, Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 25, (1), 1984, p207-19 Journal Article, 1984

Alan Matthews, Prospects for the European periphery: a conference overview, Adminstration, 33, (2), 1984, p128-135 Journal Article, 1984

Alan Matthews, Evaluating public spending on agricultural development, The Irish Banking Review, (March), 1983, p36-48 Journal Article, 1983

Alan Matthews, EEC External Trade Policy: Implications for Ireland, Paper no. 4, Dublin, Irish Council for the European Movement, 1980 Book, 1980

Jim Fitzpatrick and Alan Matthews, The European Community's food aid policy: a role for Ireland, Administration, 28, (3), 1980, p275-290 Journal Article, 1980

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Alan Matthews and Rossella Soldi, Evaluation of the impact of the current CAP on the agriculture of developing countries, Brussels, European Committee of the Regions, September, 2019, 1-100 Report, 2019

Alan Matthews and David Blandford, EU and US Agricultural Policies: Commonalities and Contrasts, 18, (1), 2019, p4-10 Journal Article, 2019

Alan Matthews, The challenges of the next CAP: doing more with less, Agriregionieuropa, 13, (50), 2017 Journal Article, 2017 URL

Alan Matthews, Research for AGRI Committee - Possible transitional arrangements related to agriculture in the light of the future EU - UK relationship: institutional issues, Brussels, European Parliament, Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies, October, 2017, 90pp Report, 2017

Alan Matthews, Food safety regulation in TTIP: much ado about nothing? , European Journal of Risk Regulation , (2), 2016, p256 - 261 Journal Article, 2016

Alan Matthews, The future of direct payments, in European Parliament, Research For AGRI Committee - Reflections On The Agricultural Challenges Post-2020 in the EU: Preparing the Next CAP Reform, IP/B/AGRI/CEI/2015-70/0/C5/SC1, Brussels, Directorate-General for Internal Policies, Policy Department B: Structural and Cohesion Policies, 2016, p3 - 86 Report, 2016

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, 2014

Alan Matthews, Greening CAP payments: a missed opportunity?, Dublin, Institute for International and European Affairs, 2013, 14pp Book, 2013 URL

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, 2012 URL

Michael King and Alan Matthews, Policy Coherence for Development : Indicators for Ireland, Dublin, Institute for International Integration Studies, 2012, 1, 101 Report, 2012

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, 2012

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, 2011

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, 2010

Alan Matthews, Review of Ideas, Institutions, and Trade: The WTO and the Curious Role of EU Farm Policy in Trade Liberalisation, by Carsten Daugbjerg and Alan Swinbank , Eurochoices, 9, (2), 2009, p48 Review, 2009

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, 2009

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, 2009

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, 2009

Alan Matthews, Good Governance in the Agri-Food Sector of Industrialised Countries, in Kulhman, F. and Schmitz, P.M.(ed.), Good Governance in der Agrar- und Ernährungswirtschaft, Schiften der Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften des Landbaues e.V., 42, Landwirtschaftsverlag GmbH, 2007, 21-36 p Proceedings of a Conference, 2007

Alan Matthews, Review of Agricultural Policy Reform: Politics and Process in the EU and US in the 1990s, by Moyer, W. and Josling T. , Journal of Agricultural Economics, 57, (1), 2006, p146-148 Review, 2006

Alan Matthews, More Differentiated Special Treatment in the Agriculture Agreement: beyond concept to practice, IIIS Discussion Paper # 108, 2006, Trinity College Dublin, 2006 Working Paper, 2006

Alan Matthews and Jacques Gallezot, The role of EBA in the political economy of CAP reform, IIIS Discussion Paper No. 133,Trinity College Dublin, 2006 Working Paper, 2006

Alan Matthews and Thomas Giblin, Policy Coherence, Agriculture and Development, IIIS Discussion Paper No. 112, 2006, Trinity College Dublin , 2006 Working Paper, 2006

Alan Matthews, Review of The CAP and the Regions: The Territorial Impact of the Common Agricultural Policy, by Shucksmith, M., Thomson, K. and Roberts, D. , Eurochoices, 5, (1), 2006, p44-46 Review, 2006

A.Matthews, M. Mraz, Agricultural Trade Liberalisation and Poverty, 8th Global Economic Analysis Conference, Lübeck, Germany, 9-11 June, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Alan Matthews, Policy Coherence for Development: Issues in Agriculture: An Overview Paper, IIIS Discussion Paper No.63, February, 2005 Working Paper, 2005

Alan Matthews and Keith Walsh, The Economic Consequences of the Doha Round for Ireland (with K. Walsh), IIIS Discussion Paper # 103, 2005, Trinity College Dublin, 2005 Working Paper, 2005

K. Walsh, M. Brockmeier and A. Matthews, Implications of Domestic Support Disciplines for Further Agricultural Trade Liberalisation, 2005, 8th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, Luebeck, Germany, June, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Alan Matthews, Special and Differential Treatment in the WTO Agricultural Negotiations, IIIS Discussion Paper No.61, February, 2005 Working Paper, 2005

A.Matthews, J.C. Bureau and S. Jean, Agricultural Trade Liberalisation: Assessing the Consequences for Developing Countries, XIth Congress of the European Agricultural Economics Association, Copenhagen, August, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Bureau, J. C., Jean, S. and Matthews, A., The Consequences of Agricultural Trade Liberalization for Developing Countries: Genuine Benefits and False Hopes, IIIS Discussion Paper No. 73, Trinity College Dublin, April , 2005 Working Paper, 2005

K. Walsh and A. Matthews, A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis Of The Consequences Of Further Trade Liberalisation For Ireland, Irish Economic Association Annual Conference, May, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Alan Matthews, Special and Differential Treatment in the WTO Agricultural Negotiations, IIIS Discussion Paper No.61, February, 2005 Working Paper, 2005

A.Matthews, Developing countries in the WTO agricultural negotiations, International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium Meeting, Seville, Spain, 29-21 June, 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

Hannah Chaplin and Alan Matthews, Coping with the Fall-out for Preference-Receiving Countries from EU Sugar Reform IIIS Discussion Paper # 100, 2005, Trinity College Dublin, 2005 Working Paper, 2005

Thomas Giblin and Alan Matthews, Global and EU Agricultural Trade Reform: What is in it for Tanzania, Uganda and Sub-Saharan Africa?, IIIS Discussion Paper No. 74, June 2005, Trinity College Dublin, 2005 Working Paper, 2005

A.Matthews, C. Newman, Productivity growth in Irish cattle systems, 1984-2000, Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 2 March, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

A.Matthews, The Future of Rural Areas in an Enlarged EU: Perspectives for the new Member States in Central and Eastern Europe and Bulgaria and Romania, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2004, 237pp Book, 2004

A.Matthews, Policy Coherence for Development: Issues in Agriculture, Promoting Policy Coherence For Development, A High-Level Workshop Sponsored By The German Marshall Fund Of The United States And The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands, Washington, D.C., 1 October, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

A.Matthews, The Development Box in the WTO Agreement on Agriculture, Institut Français des Relations Internationales, Paris, October, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

A.Matthews, Economics and WTO Litigation: The Canadian Wheat Board Panel, Conference The Use of Economics in Trade Negotiations and Disputes, 2004 International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium Winter Meetings, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida, December 5 - 7, 2004 Conference Paper, 2004

A.Matthews, Policy Coherence for Development: Issues for Agriculture, OECD Committee for Agriculture, Paris, OECD, 2004 Report, 2004

A.Matthews, C. Stevens, Implications of EU enlargement for ACP agricultural trade and The Impact of CAP Reform on Cotonou - the Specifics of CAP Reform, "Strengthening the Capacity of ACP Secretariat Staff in Agricultural (including Fisheries) Trade Neg, May 24-27, 2004 Report, 2004

A.Matthews, Agriculture after Cancun, The Future of the World Trading System after the Failure at Cancun, Austrian European Community Studies Association, Vienna, 20 and 21 November, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

A.Matthews, Coherence between Ireland's Official Development Assistance and Agricultural Trade and Support Policies, Advisory Board to Ireland Aid, October, 2003 Report, 2003

A.Matthews, Coherence between Ireland's Official Development Assistance and Agricultural Trade and Support Policies, Development Forum, Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, 17 October, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

A.Matthews, A Review of Special and Differential Treatment Proposals in the WTO Agricultural Negotiations, OECD Joint Working Party on Agriculture and Trade, Directorate for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, 2003, 41 Report, 2003

A.Matthews, R. O'Toole and J. Jensen, The IMAGE model: Decision-making Tool for the Food Industry, IMAGE model, Dublin, September, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

A.Matthews, Economic Consequences of the Doha Round for Ireland, Forfás, September, 2003 Report, 2003

A.Matthews, C. Newman, The Productivity Performance of Irish Dairy Farms: A Multiple Output Distance Function Appraoch, 8th European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis, Oviedo, Spain, September, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

Alan Matthews, Sustainable Development Research in Agriculture: Gaps and Opportunities for Ireland, Trinity Economic Paper No. 13, 2003 Working Paper, 2003

A.Matthews, C. Newman, The Productivity Performance of Irish Agriculture 1984-2000: A System by System Approach, Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland, May, 2003 Conference Paper, 2003

O'Toole, R. and Matthews, A., The IMAGE CGE model: Constructing the base 1993 database, Trinity Economic Papers, No. 7, 2002 Working Paper, 2002

O'Toole, R. and Matthews, A., Impact of the 2001 Foot and Mouth outbreak on the Irish economy (with Ronnie O'Toole and M. Mulvey), Trinity Economic Papers, No. 8, , 2002 Working Paper, 2002

A.Matthews, Newman, C.and O'Neill, S., Productivity Growth of Irish Dairy and Cattle Farms - 1984-1998, Agricultural Economics Society Conference, Aberystwyth, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

O'Toole, R. and Matthews, A., The IMAGE CGE model: understanding the model structure, code and solution methods, Trinity Economic Papers, No. 9, , 2002 Working Paper, 2002

A.Matthews, O'Toole, R. and Mulvey, M., Impact of the 2001 Foot and Mouth Outbreak on the Irish Economy, Agricultural Economics Society Conference, Aberystwyth, 2002 Conference Paper, 2002

McCarthy, S., Riordan, B. and Matthews, A., 140. Determinants of private afforestation in the Republic of Ireland, Trinity Economic Papers, No. 3, 2002 Working Paper, 2002

A.Matthews, K. Ingersent, The WTO Negotiations in the Field of Agriculture and Food: Strategic Positions of the US and China, Directorate-General for Research of the European Parliament, Luxembourg, European Parliament, 2001 Report, 2001

Alan Matthews, How important is agriculture and the agri-food sector in Ireland?, Trinity Economic Papers, No 18, 2001 Working Paper, 2001

Newman, C., Henchion, M. and Matthews, A., A double-hurdle model of Irish household expenditure on prepared foods, Trinity Economic Papers, No. 19, 2001 Working Paper, 2001

A.Matthews, How important is agriculture and the agri-food sector in Ireland?, Economics Workshop Policy Conference, Kenmare, October, 2001 Conference Paper, 2001

Alan Matthews, Has agricultural policy responded to the Rio challenge?, Trinity Economic Papers, No. 14, 2001 Working Paper, 2001

Alan Matthews, The possible impact of China's WTO membership on the WTO agricultural negotiations, Trinity Economic Papers, No. 15, 2001 Working Paper, 2001

Alan Matthews, The position of the developing countries in the WTO negotiations on agricultural trade liberalisation, Trinity Economic Papers, No. 3, 2001 Working Paper, 2001

Laroche-Dupraz, C. and Matthews, A., Utilising agricultural tariff rate quotas as a development instrument, Trinity Economic Papers, No. 21, 2001, 2001 Working Paper, 2001

A.Matthews, M. Keeney, Multiple job holding - explaining participation in off-farm employment, labour demand and labour supply of Irish farm households, Proceedings of the Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland, 2000, pp117 - 136 Conference Paper, 2000

A.Matthews, The WTO agricultural trade negotiations after Seattle, Proceedings of the Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland, 2000, pp17 - 32 Conference Paper, 2000

A.Matthews, Irish agriculture - Painting the economic framework, Agricultural Science Association Annual Conference, Limerick, 15 September, 2000 Conference Paper, 2000

The Competitiveness of the Agriculture Sector in, Discussion Paper No. 3, National Competitiveness Council, Forfás, Dublin, 2000, pp17 , [A.Matthews] Book Chapter, 2000

Alan Matthews, The WTO agricultural trade negotiations after Seattle, Trinity Economic Papers, No. 4, 2000 Working Paper, 2000

A.Matthews, M. Keeney, Multiple job holding - explaining participation in off-farm employment labour demand and labour supply of Irish farm households, UK Agricultural Economics Society, April, 2000 Conference Paper, 2000

A. Matthews, Agriculture Policy in Western Europe and the United States, 2000, - Miscellaneous, 2000

A.Matthews, M. Keeney, Direct payments and resource allocation in Irish farming, Irish Economics Association conference, March, 2000 Conference Paper, 2000

A.Matthews, S. O'Neill, Measuring the rate of return to agricultural research and extension using a panel of Irish dairy farms, Irish Economics Association Conference, March, 2000 Conference Paper, 2000

A.Matthews, Developing countries and Multilateral Trade Negotiations on Agriculture, Development Studies Association conference, University of Nottingham, April, 2000 Conference Paper, 2000

A.Matthews, T. Ratinger, Competitiveness of the Czech Agro-Food Sector , Czech Republic Ministry of Agriculture, Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization, 1999 Report, 1999

A.Matthews, S. O'Neill, Farm efficiency and extension contact, IXth Workshop on Productivity and Efficiency Analysis, Copenhagen, October, 1999 Conference Paper, 1999

A.Matthews, T. Ratinger, Strengths and weaknesses of Czech agriculture, 40th anniversary of the Faculty of Economics at the Mendel Agricultural University in Brno, "Current Issues of Czech Economic Development and Economic Education at the University Level", Brno, Mendel Agricultural University, 15-16 September, 1999 Conference Paper, 1999

O'Neill, S., Leavy, A. and Matthews, A. , Farm Technical Efficiency and Extension, Trinity Economic Papers, No. 12, 1999 Working Paper, 1999

A.Matthews, Ratinger, T., Country experiences in adjustment of farm structures: Czech Republic, Second EU Accession Workshop in the Rural Sector Structural Change in the Farming Sector of Central and Eastern Europe: Lessons and Implications for EU Accession, Warsaw, June 25-26, 1999 Conference Paper, 1999

Direct payment measures, competitiveness, farm and rural area viability in, Final Report: Project No: 4001, Dublin, Teagasc, 1999, [A.Matthews, Frawley, J.P. and Keeney, M.] Book Chapter, 1999

A.Matthews, S. O'Neill, Evaluating extension impact: a stochastic production function analysis, European Association of Agricultural Economics Congress, August, 1999 Poster, 1999

A.Matthews, T. Ratinger and K. Frohberg, Competitiveness of Czech Agriculture - a commodity chain analysis, Potential Competitiveness of Central and Eastern European Farming under EU Conditions, Prague, Czech Agricultural University, 23-24 September, 1999 Conference Paper, 1999

Alan Matthews, International development assistance and food security, Trinity Economic Papers, Policy Paper No. 98/2, 1998 Working Paper, 1998

A.Matthews, The structures and instruments created by the Common Agricultural Policy of the EC, Latest developments in the EU Common Agricultural Policy, Dublin, June, 1998 Conference Paper, 1998

A.Matthews, M. Keeney and J. Frawley, Direct payments and the future of beef production in Europe, 56th EAAE Seminar Long-term Prospects for the Beef Industry, Paris, February, 1998 Conference Paper, 1998

A.Matthews, J. Frawley and M.Keeney, Production effects and policy implications of direct payments to farmers, Irish Economics Association conference, Limavaddy, April, 1998 Conference Paper, 1998

A.Matthews, J. O'Flaherty, Study on the budgetary impact of the 1992 CAP reform and the underspending of FEOGA Guarantee Funds, DGXIX (Budget) of the Commission of the European Communities, June, 1997 Report, 1997

A.Matthews, M.Keeney and J. Frawley, The distribution of direct payments in Irish agricultur, Dublin Economics Workshop Conference, Kenmare, October, 1997 Conference Paper, 1997

A.Matthews, J. O'Brien, FEOGA Guarantee Budget Variance Model, Directorate-General for Budgets, Commission of the European Communities, Brussels, 1997 Report, 1997

A.Matthews, Aspects of international food security, Irish Aid Advisory Committee seminar Food and Development: Towards an Irish Response, March, 1996 Conference Paper, 1996

A.Matthews, B. Kearney, New Pressures and their Implications for the Common Agricultural Policy, Irish Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, November, 1996 Report, 1996

A.Matthews, K. Hanrahan, Measurement of the effect of macroeconomic policy on Irish agriculture, 1973-1992, VIIIth Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists, Edinburgh, September, 1996 Conference Paper, 1996

A.Matthews, The economic impacts of the new trade scenario, First National IBEC Trade Policy Conference Towards a Global Market, May, 1996 Conference Paper, 1996

A.Matthews, Emerging policy challenges for the agri-food sector, VIIIth Congress of the European Agricultural Economics Association, Edinburgh, September, 1996 Conference Paper, 1996

A.Matthews, B. Kearney, Strategic choices for Ireland in CAP reform, Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland, October, 1996 Conference Paper, 1996

A.Matthews, Incorporating the Externalities of Biomass Energy into the overall Cost Analysis: the Macro Implications of Biomass as an Alternative Land Use, European Union Fourth Framework Programme Research Grant RENA - CT94 - 0060, 1996 Report, 1996

A.Matthews, International Trade and Food Security, World Food Summit, Food and Agricultural Organisation of the UN, 1995 Report, 1995

Alan Matthews, The disappearing budget constraint on EU agricultural policy, Trinity Economic Papers Policy Paper No. 4, December , 1995 Working Paper, 1995

A.Matthews, The capital budget and EU structural funds, Foundation for Fiscal Studies Pre-Budget Seminar, Dublin, February, 1995 Conference Paper, 1995

Alan Matthews, Brid Bowen, Jim Fitzpatrick and John McEniff, Trade Policy and the EC Banana Market, Dublin, J. Fitzpatrick & Associates, 1990 Book, 1990

Alan Matthews and Eda Sagarra (eds), Economic Performance in Two Small European Economies: Ireland and Austria Compared, Irish Symposium in Austrian Studies 3, Dublin, Trinity College Departments of German and Economics, 1988 Book, 1988

Alan Matthews, Economics and ideology, The Crane Bag, 9, (9), 1985, p52-59- Journal Article, 1985

Research Expertise

Description

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.

Projects

  • Title
    • Impact of EU agricultural policy on poverty in Africa
  • Summary
    • This project is part of AgFoodTrade, an EU Seventh Framework Research Project. It uses an applied general equilibrium model to examine the household-level impacts of EU agricultural trade policy in two African case study countries.
  • Funding Agency
    • EU Seventh Framework Programme
  • Date From
    • 2008
  • Date To
    • 2010

Keywords

Agricultural Policy; Agricultural policy analysis; Common Agricultural Policy; External trade policy of EU; Trade Policy; World Trade Organisation; WTO trade negotiations

Recognition

Awards and Honours

Awarded Jean Monnet Chair in European Agricultural Policy by the European Commission 1999

Memberships

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