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Predicting Land Purchase Behavior In A Fast Growth, Intensely Agricultural County

  • Skaggs, Rhonda K.
  • Harper, Wilmer M.
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    Attitudes toward farmland preservation, agriculture, development, and open space are used to predict land purchases in a rapidly developing, agricultural area. Using data from New Mexico land buyers, a qualitative choice model gives probabilities of individuals purchasing irrigated valley farmland or desert mesa land based on attitudes and socio-economic characteristics.

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    Paper provided by Western Agricultural Economics Association in its series 1999 Annual Meeting, July 11-14, 1999, Fargo, ND with number 35711.

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    Date of creation: 1999
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