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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. ...
A geoadditive distributional regression analysis of the local relationship of land prices and land rents in Germany
The analysis of sales prices and rents for agricultural land are a classical research topic in agricultural economics. Due to increased dynamic on agricultural land markets, their relationship has gained increased interest ...
Maizification of the Landscape for Biogas Production?
Identifying the Likelihood of Silage Maize for Biogas in Brandenburg from 2008-2018
The development of biogas production in Germany has reshaped agricultural land use and production schemes since the implementation of the Renewable Energy Sources Act in 2000. It is associated with a widespread introduction ...
How green is greening? A fine-scale analysis of spatio-temporal dynamics in Germany
The “Greening” measures of the EU’s CAP, implemented in 2015, have been intensively debated in terms of their effectiveness and efficiency for agricultural, environmental, and climate outcomes. This study explores the ...
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 ...
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. ...