The Economics of Land Use brings together the most significant journal essays in key areas of contemporary agricultural, food and resource economics and land use policy. The editors provide a state-of-the-art overview of the topic and access to the economic literature that has shaped contemporary perspectives on land use analysis and policy.

part I|1 pages

Studies based on given Political–Government Institutions and Full Private or Public Ownership

section |1 pages

Ricardian Rent

chapter 1|6 pages

Interactions Between Agricultural and Environmental Policies: A Conceptual Framework

ByRichard E. Just, John M. Antle

chapter 2|19 pages

The Ricardian rent and the allocation of land under uncertainty*

ByJean-Paul Chavas

chapter 4|11 pages

A Dynamic Model of Acreage Allocation with General and Crop-Specific Soil Capital

ByPeter F. Orazem, John A. Miranowski

chapter 5|20 pages

Mining the Soil: Agricultural Production System on Peatland

ByRenan U. Goetz, David Zilberman

chapter 7|15 pages

Responsiveness of Rural and Urban Land Uses to Land Rent Determinants in the U.S. South

ByIan Hardie, Peter Parks, Peter Gottlieb, David Wear

chapter 9|13 pages

Econometric-Process Models for Integrated Assessment of Agricultural Production Systems

ByJohn M. Antle, Susan M. Capalbo

chapter 10|15 pages

Minimum Cost Strategies for Sequestering Carbon in Forests

ByDarius M. Adams, Ralph J. Alig, Bruce A. McCarl, John M. Callaway, Steven M. Winnett

chapter 11|11 pages

The Economics of a Public Fund for Environmental Amenities: A Study of CRP Contracts

ByBruce A. Babcock, P.G. Lakshminarayan, Junjie Wu, David Zilberman

section |1 pages

Space — Von Thünen Rent

chapter 13|12 pages

The Fundamentals of Land Prices and Urban Growth*

ByDennis R. Capozza, Robert W. Helsley

chapter 14|17 pages

The Stochastic City*

ByDennis R. Capozza, Robert W. Helsley

chapter 15|12 pages

Growth Controls and Land Values in an Open City

ByJan K. Brueckner

chapter 16|18 pages

Urban spatial structure with open space

ByC. H. Yang, M. Fujita

chapter 17|12 pages

Agricultural Land Values and the Value of Rights to Future Land Development

ByAndrew J. Plantinga, Douglas J. Miller

chapter 18|16 pages

Woodland Deforestation by Charcoal Supply to Dar es Salaam

ByOle Hofstad

section |1 pages

Landscape-Location Studies of Land Use

chapter 20|26 pages

Roads, Land Use, and Deforestation: A Spatial Model Applied to Belize

ByKenneth M. Chomitz, David A. Gray

chapter 21|21 pages

On the Price of Land and the Value of Amenities

ByPaul Cheshire, Stephen Sheppard

chapter 23|24 pages

Interacting Agents, Spatial Externalities and the Evolution of Residential Land Use Patterns

ByElena G. Irwin, Nancy E. Bockstael

part II|1 pages

Studies with given Political–Government Institutions that do not have Complete Property Rights

section |1 pages

Open Access Public Property

chapter 24|26 pages

Nepali Fuelwood Production and Consumption: Regional and Household Distinctions, Substitution and Successful Intervention

ByGregory S. Amacher, William F. Hyde, Keshav R. Kanel

chapter 25|13 pages

Tropical Deforestation, Tenure Insecurity, and Unsustainability

ByEdward B. Barbier, Joanne C. Burgess

chapter 26|14 pages

Indigenous Land Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa: Appropriation, Security and Investment Demand

ByEspen Sjaastad, Daniel W. Bromley

section |1 pages


chapter 28|26 pages

Land allocation under dual individual–collective use in Mexico 1

ByNancy McCarthy, Alain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet

section |1 pages


part III|1 pages

Studies with Mutable Government Institutions – Political Economy of Land Use

chapter 30|18 pages

Assessing the Relationship between Government Policy and Deforestation 1

ByRobert T. Deacon

chapter 31|7 pages

Agricultural Land Relations in the Developing World

ByHans P. Binswanger, Klaus Deininger, Gershon Feder

chapter 32|11 pages

A Study in Resistance to Institutional Change: The Lost Game of Latin American Land Reform

ByAlain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet