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Table 5 Correlation between MI and DP and between the coefficient of variation of MI and of DP

From: Do CAP direct payments stabilise farm income? Empirical evidences from a constant sample of Italian farms

   Sample size number Correlationa between:
MI and DP (mean) CV(MI) and PSEb
Types of farming (TF): TF    
 Specialist field crops 1 443 −0.094 *** 0.016
 Specialist horticulture 2 276 −0.024 0.264
 Specialist permanent Crops 3 689 −0.033 * 0.180
 Specialist grazing livestock 4 467 −0.036 * 0.109
 Specialist granivore 5 82 −0.043 0.254
 Mixed cropping 6 147 −0.086 ** 0.296
 Mixed livestock and Mixed crops-livestock 7 87 −0.048 0.023
Economic size (ESU):
 Small (Classes 1, 2, 3)   603 −0.086 *** 0.036
 Medium (Classes 4, 5, 6)   1484 −0.045 *** 0.052
 Large (Classes 7, 8)   104 0.062 0.356
PSE level:
 No DP 0 247 / /
 Low 1st 538 0.002 0.057
 Low-Medium 2nd 523 −0.059 *** 0.017
 Medium-High 3rd 500 −0.061 *** 0.061
 High 4th 383 −0.104 *** 0.064
Total sub-sample   2191 −0.051 *** 0.045
  1. Farms with non-negative MI. Whole sub-sample and considered groups
  2. Source: Own elaborations on a constant sample of the Italian FADN farms, years 2003–2012
  3. aSignificantly different from zero at 1 % (***), 5 % (**) and 10 % (*). bPSE = DP/(REV + DP)