Land Market Regulations in Europe

31 Pages Posted: 25 Nov 2014

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Johan F. M. Swinnen

KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS); European Commission, DG II

Kristine Van Herck

Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) - LICOS Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance

Liesbet Vranken

KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS)

Date Written: 2014

Abstract

Land regulations have a major impact on economic development, especially in agrarian societies, and they continue to affect the efficiency of the rural economy when economies further develop. This paper aims to give an overview of the regulations that are present in the land market in the EU member states and builds a land regulatory index to quantify the extent of regulations of agricultural land sales and rental markets.

Keywords: Institutions, regulation, land markets, Europe

Suggested Citation

Swinnen, Johan F.M. and Van Herck, Kristine and Vranken, Liesbet, Land Market Regulations in Europe (2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2530424 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2530424

Johan F.M. Swinnen (Contact Author)

KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS) ( email )

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Kristine Van Herck

Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) - LICOS Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance ( email )

Waaistraat 6 - box 3511
Leuven, 3000
Belgium

Liesbet Vranken

KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS) ( email )

Waaistraat 6 - box 3511
Leuven, 3000
Belgium

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