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Social Aspects of Water Supply Management in Jordan
Potential for Participation of Rural Communities and Implications for Process Design
Countries in the Middle East have been experiencing severe water shortages for several decades. In Jordan this crisis has been aggravated by population increase, climate change and the influx of Syrian refugees. In the ...
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 ...
Common values and unobserved heterogeneity in farmland auctions in Germany
In this paper, we test for the existence of a common component in agricultural land auctions in eastern Germany during the price boom 2007-2018 and discuss respective policy implications. Using a large, detailed dataset ...
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. ...
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 ...
An experimental analysis of German farmers’ decisions to buy or rent farmland
Farmland is an essential agricultural production factor that farmers can choose to either buy or rent. In this paper, we apply a discrete choice experiment to analyse German farmers’ individual buying and rental decisions ...
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 ...
The potential for reservoir fisheries and aquaculture in Eastern Province, Zambia
This report provides the background, methodology and findings of a scoping study on dam-based fisheries and small-scale fish farming and consumption in the Eastern Province of Zambia. The aim of the study was to increase ...