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Spatial Econometric Issues for Bio-Economic and Land-Use Modelling

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  • Garth Holloway
  • Donald Lacombe
  • James P. LeSage

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We survey the literature on spatial bio-economic and land-use modelling and assess its thematic development. Unobserved site-specific heterogeneity is a feature of almost all the surveyed works, and this feature, it seems, has stimulated significant methodological innovation. In an attempt to improve the suitability with which the prototype incorporates heterogeneity, we consider modelling alternatives and extensions. We discuss solutions and conjecture others. Copyright 2007 The Agricultural Economics Society.

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  • Garth Holloway & Donald Lacombe & James P. LeSage, 2007. "Spatial Econometric Issues for Bio-Economic and Land-Use Modelling," Journal of Agricultural Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 58(3), pages 549-588, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jageco:v:58:y:2007:i:3:p:549-588
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