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The Association between Land Take by New Development and Land Fertility: Are Environmental Charges Effective?
The Association between Land Take by New Development and Land Fertility: Are Environmental Charges Effective?

Author(s): Eliška Vejchodská
Subject(s): Agriculture, Environmental and Energy policy, Environmental interactions
Published by: Masarykova univerzita
Keywords: land take; land fertility; environmental charges;
Summary/Abstract: One of the negative effects of sprawl is land take by new development and interconnected decrease of available agricultural land, eventually forest land. An even more serious problem is the loss of precious agricultural land with high level of fertility. The aim of the paper is to assess, if the charge for the conversion of agricultural land has a statistically observable impact on the decision-making of investors in terms of the location of new development according to its agricultural potential.

  • Page Range: 415-422
  • Page Count: 8
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Language: English