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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.

Are Population and Land Use Changes Perceived as Threats to ...


Aug 12, 2016 ... Across the United States as well as in other postindustrial countries, rural ... with social dissonance and perceived cultural conflict (Haggerty et al. ... Colorado also has a larger population and more urbanized counties than Wyoming. ..... and divide the acres of agriculture by the total county land area (acres).

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  ...

Effect of Agricultural Commodity Prices on Species Abundance of ...


Sep 18, 2014 ... The expansion of row crop agriculture in the US is a major threat to grassland ... Acreage responseAgricultural commoditiesBioenergyGrassland birds ... to disturbance in more diverse ecosystems (Balvanera et al. 2006). .... models to quantify the impacts of land-use change (Mouysset et al. ...... (\(-\)0.015).

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. ... Land use efficiency could improve as more of the skilled obtain the ... Mortgage debt per acre increased 135% from 1910 to 1920, .... 1910 Agricultural Census and world commodity prices from Blattman et. al ...

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 drought, and 5) ... The region also produces roughly 64% of U.S. corn and ... 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.

The Boom and Bust in Farm Land Prices in the United States in the ...


shock to fundamentals and land prices becomes more attenuated. ... However, an interesting feature of credit markets in the 1920s allows us to offer .... Section IV takes up the issue of causality, and Section V focuses on the .... provides survey data on the average price of farm land per acre for roughly 3000 .... Haber et al.

Enduring Impacts of Land Retirement Policies - PubAg - US ...


Reserve Program (CRP), the largest U.S. conser- ... over 1995-1997 and predict that 42/ of CRP acres ... viewing (Ribaudo et al. ... with trees appeared less likely to be returned ... Most land exiting CRP and not returned to crops remained in pasture, range, or forests— ...... observed total of 2,237.9 thousand acres (62.6V).

325 K - National Bureau of Economic Research


farms have gross farm sales less than $50,000 and, on average, lose money farming. ... cording to the most recent Census of Agriculture (2002), there were about. 2.1 million .... since approximately half of the 2 billion acres of U.S. land is in some type .... over time, not to mention transitory output variations (Stanton et al.

www.areuea.org - American Real Estate and Urban Economics ...

areuea.org/conferences/pdf/papers/areuea website/Elizabeth Kopits.pdf

TDRs may result in more efficient land allocations, without requiring the ... approximately 90,000 acres of land in the U.S. but that 40,000 of those acres ... best used in combination with broader land use policies are emphasized by Fulton et al .... number of baseline zoning lots plus TDR lots must be equal to or less than the ....

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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 ...

PDF File - Auburn University


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).

Estimating suppression expenditures for individual large ... - WFDSS


The severity of recent fire seasons in the United States has ... land fire suppression. ... per acre expenditures or by selecting the firefighting resources to be ... Donovan et al. (2004) ... Research Station, Missoula, MT 59807, can be reached at kgebert@fs.fed.us. ... Estimated suppression costs are available for most of the fires.