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The Economic Theory of Agricultural Land Tenure - J.M. Currie

The Economic Theory of Agricultural Land Tenure

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Published: 31st July 1981
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Originally published in 1981, Dr Currie"s main emphasis in this book is on the economic theory of agricultural land tenure, but he also makes extensive reference to the historical development of land tenure in England. After consideration of the history of economic thought on this important topic, he employs an essentially neo-classical approach, though one that pays due attention to the nature of institutional arrangements and particular forms of property rights. In dealing with these latter aspects, he considers not only the economic effects of particular institutional forms but also their economic causes. The careful use of the history of land tenure development gives this work especial relevance for agricultural development and for issues of land reform. The Physiocrats and Classical economists gave land tenure an important place in their work. Following a long period of' neglect by Neo-Classical economists, land tenure arrangements again received considerable theoretical attention in the years preceding publication. Dr Currie draws on and develops this work. Moreover, he investigates the importance of a number of crucial issues that were being neglected at the time.

Preface
Introduction
Political economists and land
The analytical framework
Farming and investment decisions under owner-occupancy
Farming and investment decisions under tenancy
Rental market: fixed rent tenancies
Rental market: share-rent tenancies
Agricultural land values
The operating and ownership structures
Evaluations and comparison of land tenure systems
Notes Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780521236348
ISBN-10: 0521236347
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: 31st July 1981
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.47