Trans-border Land Acquisitions: A New Guise of Outsourcing and Host Country Effects
AbstractThe 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. Terminological differences aside, it is?qu
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land deals; food prices; land premium; wage gap; immiserizing deals;
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- Das, Gouranga, 2012. "Trans-border Land Acquisitions:A New Guise of Outsourcing and Host Country Effects," MPRA Paper 40651, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
- F11 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Neoclassical Models of Trade
- O15 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
- F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
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