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The Impact of Access to Rail Transportation on Agricultural ...


During the 1850s, land in U.S. farms increased by more than a third—100 million ... somewhat less than one-eighth of the land area of the country at that time. ... to farmers and, by 1850, the Census reported over 293 million acres of land in farms, ... widely recognized (Primack 1962; Primack 1977; Atack, Bateman et al.

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e time and expense of transforming this land into a productive agricultural ... half of the increase between 1840 and 1900 (Engerman et al. ... farms had been improved (United States Census Office and .... was less than a dollar per acre, or somewhat more than $2 per .... Information on navigable rivers was taken from U.S..

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probable in lowland counties where climate impacts farmland value less. Keywords: farmland ... by Garfin et al. (2013) highlights how the Southwestern U.S. is likely to be ... allocate their land to the most rewarding use. In spite of its ... scale (a spatial resolution of 35-50km while GCMs used in Schlenker et al. (2006 ) have a ...

The Distribution of Urban Land Values - David Albouy


Dec 1, 2013 ... analyses of land values across the United States using transaction data. ... smaller group of MSAs over a longer timespan, as in Nicols et al. ... away from the center of their respective MSA,5 leaving us with 68,757 observed land sales. ... with a lot size less than an eighth of an acre or more than 320 acres ...

The Price of Residential Land in Large US Cities - Board of ...


all large U.S. cities have seen significant increases in real residential land prices. ... volatility — is likely to be determined even more by the course of land prices than used to be ... Although we estimate that residential land accounted for less ... The data we bring to bear on these issues is similar to that of Glaeser et al.

The Anatomy of a Credit Crisis: The Boom and Bust in Farm Land ...


Feb 7, 2013 ... At the same time, differences in state regulations allow us to isolate ... We conclude in section V. ... An initial shock to land prices leads to more borrower net worth, ... Mortgage debt per acre increased 135% from 1910 to 1920, .... Agricultural Census and world commodity prices from Blattman et. al (2004).

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Daowei ZhangT, Rao V. Nagubadi. School of ... forest type in eight southern states in the U.S. between 1992 and 1997. ... Lubowski et al., 2003) have dealt with modeling land ... forestland producing or capable of producing more than 20 ft3/acre/ ..... agricultural land use and less timberland use relative ..... 0.0207 ( 0.015).

Adaptive Behavior of U.S. Farms to Climate and Risk - AgEcon Search

ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/205787/2/2015 AAEA meeting, Adaptive behavior of U.S.farms to climate and risk.pdf

acreage by 1.0% and 1.6%, 4) soybean acreage is more sensitive to summer ... sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) Earth System Modeling ... grow higher value, riskier crops that are less well-suited for their land and ... deveer and Deal, 2004; Walter et al, 2013).3 Wu (1999) analyzes the effects of corn crop.

Land Absorption in U.S. Metropolitan Areas: Estimates and ...


Dec 11, 2006 ... John I. Carruthers, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, ... is concerned with land absorption, measured as acres per person (employee). ... fractional adjustment parameter that is greater than zero and less than one. .... Vias, and Mulligan 1998; Mulligan, Vias, and Glavac 1999; Deller et al.

Productivity and the Density of Economic Activity - Stanford University


To explain the large differences in labor productivity across U.S. states we es- timate two ... worker in the most productive state was two thirds larger than in the  ...