Agricultural Land Development in Lee County, Florida: Impacts of Economic and Natural Risk Factors in a Coastal Area Report as inadecuate




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Farmland in Florida has undergone extensive conversion into residential and commercial uses. A censored survival model is applied to examine the timing of land use change using parcel-level data from Lee County, 1988-2008. Results suggest that flood and hurricane risks affect conversion timing while controlling for economic and demographic factors.

Keywords: Land use change ; flood risk ; agricultural land ; economic development

Subject(s): Environmental Economics and Policy

Land Economics/Use

Issue Date: Jan 19 2013

Publication Type: Conference Paper/ Presentation

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/143087

Total Pages: 20

Record appears in: Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) > 2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida





Author: Li, Sheng ; Nadolnyak, Denis A.

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/143087?ln=en







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