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Economic aspects (Land use)
Book Chapter
Land Tenure and Agricultural Intensification in Sub-Saharan Africa

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 2...

Agriculture Environmental economics Land tenure
Journal Article
Weather Shocks and Cropland Decisions in Rural Mozambique

Economic development in low income settings is often associated with an expansion of higher-value agricultural activities...

Agriculture Climatic changes Economic development
Journal Article
Evolution of Land Distribution in West Bengal 1967–2004: Role of Land Reform and Demographic Changes

Part of Journal Special Issue Land and Property Rights

Equality and inequality Household survey Land reform
Working Paper
Changes in Land Tenure and Agricultural Intensification in Sub-Saharan Africa

Due to increasing population pressure on limited cultivable land in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), farm size has been shrinking, fallow periods have been shortened, and soil fertility has been declining...

Agriculture Environmental economics Land tenure
Working Paper
Trans-border Land Acquisitions: A New Guise of Outsourcing and Host Country Effects

The rush for land acquisition—primarily driven by food shortages, food price volatility, and the run for agrofuel—has drawn considerable attention, as documented by reports published in late 2009, 2010, and 2011...

Agriculture Equality and inequality Food supply
Book Chapter
Toward Efficient Urban Form in China

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Land use Economic aspects (Land use)
Book Chapter
Place and Identity on the Borderland between Old and New in Shanghai: A Case Study

From the book: Urbanization and Development in Asia

Sociological aspects (Economics) Economic aspects (Land use) Migration, Internal
Working Paper
Evolution of Land Distribution in West Bengal 1967-2004: Role of Land Reform

This paper uses data from a household survey to estimate changes in land distribution in rural West Bengal between 1967-2004 and decompose these into contributions of different factors...

Equality and inequality Household survey Land reform
Working Paper
Transformation of the Family under Rising Land Pressure: A Theoretical Essay

If we understand well the individualization of land tenure rules under conditions of growing land scarcity and increased market integration, much less is known about the mode of evolution of the farm-cum-family units possessing the land...

Agriculture Economic aspects (Families) Land reform
Working Paper
Toward Efficient Urban Form in China

Land efficiency in urban China is examined, using Tianjin as a case study, from the perspective of agricultural land conservation; reduction in energy use, conventional pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions; and human time savings...

Economic aspects (Agriculture) Land use Economic aspects (Land use)
Working Paper
Identity and Space on the Borderland between Old and New in Shanghai: a Case Study

China's urban geography has been dramatically altered over the past three decades...

Sociological aspects (Economics) Economic aspects (Land use) Migration, Internal
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