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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. ...
Agricultural policy evaluation with large-scale observational farm data: Environmental impacts of agri-environmental schemes
Agri-environmental schemes (AES) target at improving environmental status of cultivated land by remunerating farmers willing to commit to higher environmental standards. Thus far, no consensus exists whether AES incentivize ...
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 ...