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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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AVM and High Dimensional Data - Do Ridge, the Lasso or the Elastic Net provide an 'automated' solution?
In this paper, we apply Ridge Regression, the Lasso and the Elastic Net to a rich and reliable data set of condominiums sold in Berlin, Germany, between 1996 and 2013. We their predictive performance in a rolling window ...