Federal Institute
Agricultural Economics and Data Management

DI Gerhard GAHLEITNER

Agricultural Economics and Data Management
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1030 Vienna
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  • Deputy Head of Department at the Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, Rural and Mountain Research (Department of Agricultural Economics and Data Management), Vienna/AT (since 2019)
  • Research associate at the Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, Rural and Mountain Research, Vienna/AT (since 2019)
  • Research associate at the Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, Vienna/AT (2013-2018)
  • Product Developer at Salinen Austria AG, Ebensee/AT (2010 – 2012)
  • Consultant at the Chamber of Agriculture, Lower Austria, St. Pölten/AT (1998-2007)
  • Studies at the University College for Agrarian and Environmental Pedagogy, Vienna/AT (Dipl. Päd. 1998)
  • Studies of Agricultural Economics at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna/AT (DI 1997)

Main fields of work:

  • Austrian Green Report (in particular farm accounting results)
  • Interactive Gross Margin calculations
  • Classification of agricultural and forestry holdings
  • CAP 2020 +
  • ÖPUL (Austrian agri-environmental programme)
  • Calculations on agricultural policy issues

Participation in committees:

  • Participation in international working groups on classification of agricultural holdings: Farm Accountancy Data Network (FADN)
  • Participation in International Farm Comparison Network (IFCN)

BAB 045/20: COVID-19 Lessons learnt

Context With the beginning of the Covi9-19 crisis in March 2020, weaknesses of the Austrian and global economic system became visible. The initiative for the research project was already taken in...

BAB 041/20: Standard working time requirements in Austrian agriculture

Initial situation In addition to the capital employed and, in agriculture, also the land factor, the factor "labor" plays a key role in business management. The use of labor in agriculture...

BAB 043/20: Vulnerability of Austrian food production to crises due to the consequences of Covid-19

Initial situation With the "measures" that the federal government has taken to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the food supply of the population, and thus the food value chain, has...

BAB 036/20: Calculation of the compensatory allowance for disadvantaged areas

Initial situation With the constitution of the expert groups within the framework of the design of the national CAP strategic plan, discussions on the reorientation of the compensatory allowance...

BAB 035/20: Calculation of premiums of the agri-environmental program

Initial situation With the constitution of the expert groups as part of the design of the national CAP strategic plan, discussions on the realignment of the agri-environmental and climate...

BAB 031/19: Reports on and simulation of revenues and costs subject to changes in prices and quantities

Initial situation In Austria there are currently market-based solutions (options, futures, other derivatives) for stabilising the producer prices of certain agricultural products. However,...

AWI 184/18: CAP beyond 2020

Initial situation The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is one of the EU's oldest and financially most important policies. Its objectives are in particular: i) to increase agricultural productivity...

AWI/50/16 W: Development of a method for time series analyses based on Austrian farm accountancy data

The network of farms keeping voluntary accounts has been providing comprehensive data on the income situation of agriculture and forestry in Austria for many years. However, ongoing...

BAB 015/10: Gross margins and databases for the business planning

Initial situation An important basis for advisory and educational work in agriculture is provided by economic and production data on production methods. Until 2008, these data were published in...

BAB 012/05: Structuring and management of the data pool

Initial situation The work on facilitating access to and use of the INVEKOS data has so far been carried out mainly by Dept. II/1 of the BMLRT. The current offer is documented in the form of...

BAB 011/05: Preparation of the bases for the Green Report and FADN as well as its sci-entific further development

Objective In the current Federal Institutions Act, the scope of the Federal Institute for Agricultural and Mining Economics includes cooperation in the preparation of the Green Report. The...

BAB 006/98: International Farm Comparison: IFCN, agri-benchmark

Initial situation The increasing interconnectedness of markets leads to an increased need for information, for example when assessing the competitiveness of companies and locations in different...
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