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Price dispersion in farmland markets: What is the role of asymmetric information?
This article investigates the role played by informational cost in agricultural land markets to explain price dispersion. Based on a hedonic model under incomplete information, we build a two-tier stochastic frontier. ...
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. ...
Farming in cities: Potentials and challenges of urban agriculture in Maputo and Cape Town
In discussions on the future of the world’s cities, urban agriculture (UA) has garnered attention for its potential to contribute to the food supply, to income for urban producers, and to the multiple benefits of ‘green ...
The potential for industrial activity among EU regions
an empirical analysis at the NUTS2 level
In the last decade, many parts of the world experienced severe increases in agricultural land prices. This price surge, however, did not take place evenly in space and time. To better understand the spatial and temporal ...
Can Land Market Regulations fulfill their Promises?
After land prices in Germany increased continuously since 2006, policy makers, representatives of farmers’ unions, NGOs, and farmers started and continued to discuss or propose new land market regulations to stop price ...
The Plurality of Farmers’ Views on Soil Management Calls for a Policy Mix
While soil degradation is continuing to threaten the global agricultural production system, a common understanding of how to encourage sustainable soil management is missing. With this study, we aim to provide new insights ...
Why do farmers care about rented land?
Unravelling the influence of tenure on farmers’ soil management
Rental shares of agricultural land are increasing in many countries, as are soil degradation and erosion. Theory suggests that these trends may be correlated, yet empirical findings are ambiguous. This research investigates ...