Which factors would affect crop insurance demand in Italy?

Fabian Capitanio, Felice Adinolfi, Jorgelina Di Pasquale, Francesco Contò


This paper is aimed to highlight the factor which mainly affect the crop insurance demand in Italy. By using Farm Accountancy Data Network (FADN), we carried out a logit model to implement the econometrics analysis for this scope. The higher concentration in high size farmers of the policy, stimulate a reflection on the public role in support of risk management in agriculture, reconsidering the “social” nature of this kind of support, at least if only direct versus crop insurance.


Public support; CAP–reform and risk management; Crop insurance; Insurance demand

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Q12, Q18.

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