The Value of Farmland and Its Determinants—The Current State of the Art

Vasco Capela Tavares, Fernando Tavares, Eulália Santos
2022 Land  
This article aims to perform a literature review on the topic of farmland valuation, covering the determinants of farmland value and the models that are used to price land. To do so, recent literature on the topic was combined with classical and well-known papers. All the factors considered in these papers to explain farmland prices and/or to model them were retrieved, presented, and compared. Then, the main models proposed in the literature are presented and their suitability and goals are
more » ... ained. This study can help academics as it gives an overview of the current state of the art, summarizes the main factors proposed by researchers to explain farmland prices, and sheds light on new lines of research. Besides that, it is also relevant for policymakers because farmland valuation and its use have implications on society and on urban planning, which is a hot topic under discussion.
doi:10.3390/land11111908 fatcat:okbpx2z5p5fadlm56anq4yugwi