Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Harris Selod , Klaus Deininger , and Rabah Arezki
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 November 2011
Keywords: Land Acquisition, Large-Scale Agriculture, Foreign Investments Agro-Ecological Potential, Land Availability, Land Governance, Property Rights, forest, investors, forest land, forest area
This paper studies the determinants of foreign land acquisition for large-scale agriculture. To do so, gravity models are estimated using data on bilateral investment relationships, together with newly constructed...