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Philipp Piribauer (Projektleitung)
The Economic Impacts of Land-use Change. A Within- and Cross-country Study
Aktuelle Forschungsprojekte (in Arbeit)
Mit finanzieller Unterstützung von: Jubiläumsfonds der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank
Studie von: Internationales Institut für Angewandte Systemanalyse – Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
The project aims to shed light on the complex relationship between regional land-use change and economic activity. While previous research predominantly focussed on either land-use or economic growth processes independently, the proposed project aims to put forward a joint modelling framework as a means to capturing the interdependence of the relationship between land-use change and economic activity. The modelling framework contains several salient key features and properties. In addition to the simultaneous treatment of land-use change and economic activity, the framework also aims at controlling for spatial dependence in both quantities of interest and potential over-parameterisation in a flexible way. In a first work package we aim to derive information on land-use change patterns from a novel data set based on satellite data and provide an analysis of the simultaneous relationship between land-use change and economic growth on a sub-national level across OECD countries. A second work package utilises the modelling framework for analysing the relationship of economic activity and land-use change within a country, based on granular socioeconomic raster data in Austria.
Forschungsbereich:Strukturwandel und Regionalentwicklung
Sprache:Englisch