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Torbjörn Jansson

Torbjörn Jansson is a CAPRI network member since 1999. He received his PhD in Bonn in 2007, and has worked as applied policy analyst in Sweden and in the Netherlands. His current affiliation is with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala, Sweden, where he is part of AgriFood Economics Centre.


AgriFood economics centre and Department of economics

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences


P.O. Box 7013

750 07 Uppsala

Telephone: ++46-(0)-18-67 1788


Current responsibilities

Torbjörn regularly uses CAPRI in applied studies. He is also responsible for testing and publishing the Stable Releases of CAPRI.

Larger projects involving CAPRI

Publications, project reports and conference contributions

  • Nordin, I., Elofsson, K., and Jansson, T. (2021). Optimal localisation of agricultural biofuel production facilities and feedstock: a Swedish case study. European Review Of Agricultural Economics. DOI: 10.1093/erae/jbab043
  • Basnet, S.K., Jansson, T. and Heckelei, T. (2021). A Bayesian econometrics and risk programming approach for analysing the impact of decoupled payments in the European Union. Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, vol. 65 (3), pp. 729–759 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. DOI: 10.1111/1467-8489.12430
  • Gren, I.-M., Höglind, L. and Jansson, T. (2021). Refunding of a climate tax on food consumption in Sweden. Food Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodpol.2020.102021
  • Jansson, T., Nordin, I., Wilhelmsson, F. , Witzke, P., Manevska-Tasevska, G., Weiss, F. and Gocht, A. (2020) Coupled agricultural subsidies in the EU undermine climate efforts. Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy. DOI: 10.1002/aepp.13092
  • Choi, H.S., Jansson, T., Matthews, A. and Mittenzwei, K. (2020). European Agriculture after Brexit: Does Anyone Benefit from the Divorce? Journal of Agricultural Economics, 72(1): 3-24. DOI: 10.1111/1477-9552.12396
  • Waldo, Å., Johansson, M., Blomquist, J., Jansson, T., Königson, S., Lunneryd, S.-G., Persson, A. and Waldo, S. (2020). Local attitudes towards management measures for the co-existence of seals and coastal fishery - A Swedish case study. Marine Policy, (118): 104018. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2020.104018
  • Jansson, T., Andersen, HE., Gustafsson, BG, Hasler, B., Höglind, L., Choi, H. (2019) Baltic Sea eutrophication status is not improved by the first pillar of the European Union Common Agricultural Policy. Regional Environmental Change 19:2465-2476. DOI: 10.1007/s10113-019-01559-8.
  • Jansson, T., Andersen, HE., Hasler, B., Höglind, L., Gustafsson, B. (2019) Can investments in manure technology reduce nutrient leakage to the Baltic Sea? AMBIO 48:1264-1277. DOI: 10.1007/s13280-019-01251-5.
  • Jansson, T., Säll, S. (2018). Environmental Consumption Taxes On Animal Food Products To Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Emissions From The European Union, Climate Change Economics, 9(04):1-16. DOI: 10.1142/S2010007818500094
  • Himics, M., Fellmann, T., Barreiro-Hurle, J., Pérez-Domínguez, I., Jansson, T., Witzke, H-P., Weiss, F. (2018). Does the current trade liberalization agenda contribute to greenhouse gas emission mitigation in agriculture? Food policy 76: 8-18. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodpol.2018.01.011
  • Fellmann, T., Witzke, P., Weiss, F., van Doorslaer, B., Drabik, D., Huck, I., Salputra, G., Jansson, T., Leip, A. (2017). Major challenges of integrating agriculture into climate change mitigation policy frameworks. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. 23: 451-468. DOI: 10.1007/s11027-017-9743-2
  • Gren, Ing-Marie, Jansson, Torbjörn, Savchuck Oleg. (2013) Cost-effective spatial and dynamic management of a eutrophied Baltic Sea. Marine Resource Economics. 28.
  • Overmars, Koen P., John Helming, Henk v. Zeijts, Torbjörn Jansson, and Ida Terluin. (2013) A modelling approach for the assessment of the effects of Common Agricultural Policy measures on farmland biodiversity in the EU27. Journal of Environmental Management 126:132-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.04.008
  • S. Sieber, T.S. Amjath-Babu, T. Jansson, K. Müller, K. Tscherning, F. Graef, D. Pohle, K. Helming, B. Rudloff, B.S. Saravia-Matus, S. Gomez y Paloma (2013) Sustainability impact assessment using integrated meta-modelling: Simulating the reduction of direct support under the EU common agricultur-al policy (CAP). Land Use Policy 33:235-245
  • Sieber, S., Amjath-Babu, T. S., McIntosh, B. S.,Tscherning, K., Müller, K., Helming, K., Pohle, D., Fricke, K., Verweij, P., Pacini, C., Jansson, T., Gomez y Paloma, S. (2013). Evaluating the characteristics of a non-standardised Model Requirements Analysis (MRA) for the development of policy impact assessment tools. Environmental Modelling & Software 49(0): 53-63.
  • Renwick, Alan, Jansson, Torbjörn, Verburg, Peter H., Revoredo-Giha, Cesar, Britz, Wolfgang, Gocht, Alexander, McCracken, Davy (2013) Policy reform and agricultural land abandonment in the EU. Land Use Policy 30:446-457
  • Britz, W., Gocht, A., Pèrez Dominguez, I., Jansson, T., Grosche, S. and Zhao, N.(2012). EU-Wide (Regional and Farm Level) Effects of Premium Decoupling and Harmonisation Following the Health Check Reform. German Journal of Agricultural Economics 61: 44-56
  • Kempen, M., Witzke. P., Pérez-Domínguez. I., Jansson, T. and Sckokai, P. (2011):
    Economic and environmental impacts of milk quota reform in Europe
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 33(1), pp 29-52
  • Jansson, T., und Heckelei, T. (2011):
    Estimating a Primal Model of Regional Crop Supply in the European Union
    Journal of Agricultural Economics, 62 (1), pp 137-152
  • Torbjoern Jansson, Ignacio Pèrez Dominguez and Franz Weiss (2010): Estimation of Greenhouse Gas coefficients per Commodity and World Region to Capture Emission Leakage in European Agriculture , selected paper Proceedings of the 119th EAAE Seminar Sustainability in the Food Sector: Rethinking the Relationship between the Agro-Food System and the Natural, Social, Economic and Institutional Environments’, Capri, Italy, June, 30th - July 2nd
  • Torbjoern Jansson, Ignacio Pèrez Dominguez and Franz Weiss (2010): Estimation of Greenhouse Gas coefficients per Commodity and World Region to Capture Emission Leakage in European Agriculture , selected paper presented at the IATRC Public Trade Policy Research and Analysis Symposium “Climate Change in World Agriculture: Mitigation, Adaptation, Trade and Food Security,” June 27 - 29, 2010, Universität Hohenheim, Stuttgart (Germany)
  • Renwick A, Revoredo-Giha C., Barnes A., Thomson S., Jansson. T and Schwarz G. (2010):
    Impact of partial decoupling on prices, production and farm revenues in the EU
    Presentation to OECD workshop on CAP reform Paris, March 10th-11th 2010
  • Jansson T., Britz W., Renwick A. and Verburg P. (2010):
    Modelling CAP reform and land abandonment in the European Union with a focus on Germany
    Presentation at the Agricultural Economics Society Conference 2010, 30th and 31st of March 2010, Edinburgh, UK
  • Torbjoern Jansson, Marcel Adenäuer and Marijke Kuiper (2009): The CAPRI and GTAP link: Linking a partial and a global equilibrium model
    in: Integrated Assessment of Agriculture and Sustainable Development (AgSAP), 10-12 March, 2009, Egmont an Zee (The Netherlands), S. 24-25
  • van Meijl, H., Jansson, T., Banse, M. and Woltjer, G. (2009):
    The impact of modulation; modeling first and second pillar CAP policies
    Paper presented at the 12th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, Santiago, Chile.
  • Jansson, T., Bakker, M., Boitier, B., Fougeyrollas, A., Helming, J., Meijl, H.v., and Verkerk, H. (2008):
    Cross sector land use modelling framework
    In: K. Helming, M. Pérez-Soba, and P. Tabbush (Ed.), Sustainability impact assessment of land use changes:Berlin: Springer.
  • Jansson, T., Bakker, M., Boitier, B., Fougeyrollas, A., Helming, J., Meijl, H.v., and Verkerk, H. (2008):
    Linking models for land use analysis: experiences from the SENSOR project
    Paper presented on the International EAAE Congress, August 26-29, 2008, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Jansson, T., Kuiper M., Banse M., Heckelei T. and Adenäuer, M. (2008):
    Getting the best of both worlds? Linking CAPRI and GTAP for an economywide assessment of agriculture
    Paper resented at the 11th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, Helsinki, Finland Adenauer, M., Jansson, T, Johansson, H. (2007):
    Effects of the EU Sugar Reform on Developing Countries.
    In:The European Union and Developing countries: Trade, Aid and Growth in an Integrating World /
  • Bourdet, Y., Gullstrand, J., Olofsdotter, K., . - Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, 2007 - ISBN 9781845422462 Jansson T. (2007):
    Econometric specification of constrained optimization models, Dissertation (doctoral thesis), Bonn, 2007
  • Jansson, T.; Norell, Bo; Rabinowicz, E. (2005):
    Modelling the impact of compulsory Foot and Mouth Disease insurance. Poster Paper presented at the 2005 EAAE Congress, August 24-27, 2005 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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  • Bäckstrand, A.; Jansson, T.; Rabinowicz, E. (2004) :
    Effekter av enhetspremie på jordbruket i EU och Sverige (Effects of standard subsidy for the agriculture in EU and Sweden). Sveriges Utsädesförenings Tidskrift (Journal of the Swedish Seed Association) (2003) 1: 44-49.
  • Britz W., Wieck, C., Perez, I. and Jansson, T. (2003):
    Auswirkungen der MTR-Beschlüsse auf die Landnutzung in den europäischen Regionen und Betrieben - Eine quantitative Analyse mit CAPRI Modellsystem, Gewisola Tagung Hohenheim 2003 , Hohenheim, September 2003
  • Jansson, T. (2002). Analys av enhetliga arealstöd i EU. SLI Skrift 1, Swedish Institute for Food and Agricultural Economics. Lund (Sweden): SLI. ISSN 1651-4742
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  • Jansson, T. (2002). Mjölkproduktion utan gränser - Europas bönder på en avreglerad mjölkmarknad. SLI Rapport 5, Swedish Institute for Food and Agricultural Economics. Lund (Sweden): SLI. ISSN 1650-0105
  • Jansson, T.L and Britz W. (2002):
    Experiences of using a quadratic programming model to simulate removal of milk quotas.
    10th EAAE congress, organised session on milk quotas, August 28 - 31, 2002, Zaragoza (Spain).
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