The aim of this paper was to answer the question of which area groups of Polish agricultural holdings had incurred loss on (and which had benefited from) applying the redistributive payment. Mathematical methods were applied. It was found that in the period between 2015 and 2019, holdings with a size of up to 6 ha and holdings with a size of over 55 ha incurred loss on the introduction of redistributive payment in its current form (some slight differences were identified as regards the threshold holding areas in individual years of the period in question). Thus, holdings with areas between 6 and 55 ha benefited from redistributive payment. The redistributive effects of the instrument are too weak in Poland to consider it a tool for accelerating positive structural transformations in agriculture.


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How to Cite
SADŁOWSKI, Adrian. IDENTIFICATION OF THE AREA GROUPS OF AGRICULTURAL HOLDINGS BENEFITING FROM THE REDISTRIBUTIVE PAYMENT SCHEME - A POLISH CASE STUDY. Economics of Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 67, n. 3, p. 655-666, sep. 2020. ISSN 2334-8453. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 30 oct. 2020. doi:
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