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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 ...
What Moves the German Land Market? A Decomposition of the Land Rent-Price Ratio
The price increases on agricultural land markets in the last decade have triggered a debate about land as an attractive investment opportunity for agricultural and nonagricultural investors. In a static environment, the ...
Public preferences for pasture landscapes and the role of scale heterogeneity
Despite its relevance for agricultural production, biodiversity and landscape aesthetics, grazing livestock is rarely considered in research on public landscape preferences. This paper studies public preferences for pasture ...
The Spatial and Temporal Diffusion of Agricultural Land Prices (01/2018)
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 ...
Farmland Values and Bidder Behavior in First-Price Land Auctions (02/2018)
Within this paper, we aim to investigate asymmetries among bidders in land auctions that may entail non-competitive prices. Using representative data for Eastern Germany including winning bids, bidder characteristics, and ...