Which factors would affect crop insurance demand in Italy?


  • Fabian Capitanio Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
  • Felice Adinolfi University of Bologna
  • Jorgelina Di Pasquale University of Bologna
  • Francesco Contò Università degli Studi di Foggia




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


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.


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Author Biographies

Fabian Capitanio, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

Dipartimento Di Economia e Politica Agraria

Felice Adinolfi, University of Bologna

Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche Veterinarie

Jorgelina Di Pasquale, University of Bologna

Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche Veterinarie

Francesco Contò, Università degli Studi di Foggia

Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche, Matematiche e Statistiche


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