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Methods of analysis and empirical evidence of farm structural change
The dissertation aims to develop and apply new empirical methods to analyze and model farm structural change. Changes of the farm structure are not only important for the sector itself but may have broader economic, social ...
Resilience, collapse and reorganization of a rangeland socio-ecological system in South Africa
Communal rangelands in semi-arid areas are complex socio-ecological systems (SES). Their complexity arises from non-linear feedbacks between the social- and the ecosystem. To understand the social system requires tackling ...
Conceptualising and estimating rationalised agricultural optimisation models
Computational modelling for quantitative agricultural policy assessment in the EU employs more farm level oriented approaches in recent years. This follows policy instruments that increasingly target the farm level and ...