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Farm eco-efficiency: can sustainable intensification make the difference?
Sustainable intensification measures promise ecological improvements of farming while maintaining profitability. That is, farms should be able to produce at a higher ecological efficiency without losses in economic efficiency. ...
Farmland Values and Bidder Behavior in First-Price Land Auctions (02/2018)
Within this paper, we aim to investigate asymmetries among bidders in land auctions that may entail non-competitive prices. Using representative data for Eastern Germany including winning bids, bidder characteristics, and ...
Trade Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa
Consistency with Domestic Policies and Implications for Sustainable and Inclusive Agricultural Development
Development of the agricultural sector in sub-Saharan Africa is driven by, among other factors, policy frameworks in place. Trade policy, in particular, can play a role in achieving the overarching objectives of an ...
Land price diffusion across borders: The case of Germany (03/2018)
Land market regulations are often justified by the assumption that activities of foreign and nonagricultural investors drive up land prices in countries with low land price levels. However, empirical knowledge about the ...
Public preferences for pasture landscapes and the role of scale heterogeneity
Despite its relevance for agricultural production, biodiversity and landscape aesthetics, grazing livestock is rarely considered in research on public landscape preferences. This paper studies public preferences for pasture ...