Christoph Tribl

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Agricultural Economics studies at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna; Diplomingenieur (Master of Science) degree in 2002
2000 - 2002: Studies at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
2002: Foreign studies at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth (UK)
2003 - 2005: Doctorate studies and research associate, Department of Economics (Environmental Economics and Agricultural Policy Group) of the Technical University of Munich

Recipient of the ÖGA Award 2004 (annual prize awarded by the Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics to researchers under the age of 35)

Since 2006: Staff member of the Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics

Main areas of work

Model development and policy analysis

  • Farm and sector models
  • CAP reform analyses
  • Analytical and empirical analyses pertaining to industrial organisation
  • Analyses of policy instruments for promoting ecological products
  • Analyses of (spatial) competition in the food processing industry
  • Analyses of mixed markets (investor owned firms and cooperatives)
  • Analyses of marketing margins and market power within the food retail sector

Research Projects and Scientific Activities

  • Ongoing Evaluation of the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020: coordination and evaluation of "package B" - viability of farms and competitiveness >
  • Options for stabilising income of agricultural holdings >
  • Functions and services of agriculture and their value to society >
  • Development of a method for time series analyses based on Austrian farm account-ancy data >
  • Preparation of the bases for the Green Report and FADN as well as its scientific further development >
  • Implementation of a model system based on Austrian farm accounting data >
  • Agricultural Economic Accounts, Sources and Uses Accounts and the SPEL System >


Kirner, L. und Tribl, Ch. (2008): Mögliche Auswirkungen einer Aufhebung der EU-Milchquotenregelung auf die österreichische Milchwirtschaft. Agrarpolitischer Arbeitsbehelf Nr. 27 der Bundesanstalt für Agrarwirtschaft. >

Tribl, Ch. und Salhofer, K. (2008): Promoting Organic Food: Information Policy versus Production Subsidy. Working Paper. Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics. >

Tribl, Ch. und Kirner, L. (2008): Auswirkungen der GAP-Reform und der Vorschläge zum "Health-Check" auf die österreichische Landwirtschaft. Schriftenreihe der Bundesanstalt für Agrarwirtschaft Nr. 100. >

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