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Combining hedonic and negative exponential techniques to estimate the market value of land


  • Leah J. Tsoodle
  • Allen M. Featherstone
  • Bill B. Golden


Given the importance of land valuation to various stakeholders, the objective of this research is to estimate a theoretically sound model to model the market value of land in Kansas, accounting for urban influence and site specific characteristics. The model is estimated using data on all sales of agricultural land in Kansas between 1996 and 2004. Results indicate that the upward, urban pressure on price is greater for Kansas City relative to Wichita. Kansas City had a much slower rate of decay than either Wichita or cities with a population of more than 10,000.

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  • Leah J. Tsoodle & Allen M. Featherstone & Bill B. Golden, 2007. "Combining hedonic and negative exponential techniques to estimate the market value of land," Agricultural Finance Review, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 67(2), pages 225-239, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eme:afrpps:v:67:y:2007:i:2:p:225-239

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    1. Benoît A. Delbecq & Todd H. Kuethe & Allison M. Borchers, 2014. "Identifying the Extent of the Urban Fringe and Its Impact on Agricultural Land Values," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 90(4), pages 587-600.
    2. Wendong Zhang & Cynthia J. Nickerson, 2015. "Housing Market Bust and Farmland Values: Identifying the Changing Influence of Proximity to Urban Centers," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 91(4), pages 605-626.


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