Contents: Part I: Studies Based on Given Political-Government Institutions and Full Private or Public Ownership: Ricardian Rent: Theory: Interactions between agricultural and environmental policies: a conceptual framework, Richard E. Just and John M. Antle; The Ricardian rent and the allocation of land under uncertainty, Jean-Paul Chavas; Land quality, irrigation development, and cropping patterns in the Northern High Plains, Erik Lichtenberg. Applications: Representative Owner Applications: A dynamic model of acreage allocation with general and crop-specific soil capital, Peter F. Orazem and John A. Miranowski; Mining the soil: agricultural production system on peatland, Renan U. Goetz and David Zilberman. Grouped Land Use and Aggregated Data: The impact of policies and land characteristics on potential groundwater pollution in Wisconsin, JunJie Wu and Kathleen Segerson; Responsiveness of rural and urban land uses to land rent determinants in the U.S. South, Ian Hardie, Peter Parks, Peter Gottlieb and David Wear. Explicit Aggregation Methods: Unintended impacts of public investments on private decisions: the depletion of forested wetlands, Robert N. Stavins and Adam B. Jaffe; Econometric-process models for integrated assessment of agricultural production systems, John M. Antle and Susan M. Capalbo. Policy Maker Decision Models: Minimum cost strategies for sequestering carbon in forests, Darius M. Adams, Ralph J. Alig, Bruce A. McCarl, John M. Callaway and Steven M. Winnett; The economics of a public fund for environmental amenities: a study of CRP contracts, Bruce A. Babcock, P.G. Lakshminarayan, JunJie Wu and David Zilberman. Space - Von ThÃ¼nen Rent: Theory: The pattern and timing of land development in a long run equilibrium urban land use model, Alex Anas; The fundamentals of land prices and urban growth, Dennis R. Capozza and Robert W. Helsley; The stochastic city, Dennis R. Capozza and Robert W. Helsley. Applications: Urban Growth Model: Growth controls and land values in an open city, Jan K. Brueckner; Urban spatial structure with open space, C.H. Yang and M. Fujita; Agricultural land values and the value of rights to future land development, Andrew J. Plantinga and Douglas J. Miller. Site Price Models: Woodland deforestation by charcoal supply to Dar es Salaam, Ole Hofstad; Human-environmental influences and interactions in shifting agriculture when farmers form expectations rationally, D.W. Jones and R.V. O'Neill. Landscape-Location Studies of Land Use: Roads, land use, and deforestation: a spatial model applied to Belize, Kenneth M. Chomitz and David A. Gray; On the price of land and the value of amenities, Paul Cheshire and Stephen Sheppard; Modeling ecological constraints on tropical forest management: spatial interdependence, irreversibility, and uncertainty, Heidi J. Albers; Interacting agents, spatial externalities and the evolution of residential land use patterns, Elena G. Irwin and Nancy E. Bockstael. Part II: Studies with Given Political - Government Institutions That Do Not Have Complete Property Rights: Open Access Public Property: Nepali fuelwood production and consumption: regional and household distinctions, substitution and successful intervention, Gregory S. Amacher, William F. Hyde and Keshav R. Kanel; Tropical deforestation, tenure insecurity, and unsustainability, Edward B. Barbier and Joanne C. Burgess; Indigenous land rights in Sub-Saharan Africa: appropriation, security, and investment demand, Espen Sjaastad and Daniel W. Bromley. Commons: Environmental externalities in traditional agriculture and the impact of trade liberalization: the case of Ghana, RamÃ³n LÃ³pez; Land allocation under dual individual-collective use in Mexico, Nancy McCarthy, Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet. Takings: The economic consequences of regulatory taking risk on land value and development activity, Timothy J. Riddiough. Part III: Studies With Mutable Government Institutions-Political Economy of Land Use: Assessing the relationship between government policy and deforestation, Robert T. Deacon; Agricultural land relations in the developing world, Hans P. Binswanger, Klaus Deininger and Gershon Feder; A study in resistance to institutional change: the lost game of Latin American land reform, Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet; Takings, compensation, and equal treatment for owners of developed and undeveloped property, Robert Innes; Name index.