land rent

in practical terms rent is the payment for the hire of land and buildings and is a function of the supply and demand for that particular type of property in that particular location.

Reports & Research
December 2003

Land policies are of fundamental importance to sustainable growth, good governance, and the well-being of, and the economic opportunities open to, both rural and urban dwellers - particularly the poor. To this end, research on land policy, and analysis of interventions related to the subject, have long been of interest to the Bank's Research Department, and other academic, and civil society institutions.

Conference Papers & Reports
November 2008

Based on a graphical model we analyse the impacts of the Fischler Reform on land pricesand the capitalization of single farm payments (sfp) into land values. The model shows that ifthere are more sfp than eligible land, the capitalization ratio will not decline but rather increasedue to the inclusion of animal premiums in the sfp. We can confirm our theoretical results forcross-section data on land rental prices in Bavaria in 2005.

Legislation & Policies
Legislation
National Policies
March 2015
Kenya

The Land Act, 2012

The Land Registration Act, 2012

The National Land Commission Act, 2012

The Environment & Land Court Act, 2011

The Urban Areas & Cities Act, 2011

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Journal Articles & Books
Reports & Research
July 2012
Kenya

The acquisition of land by foreigners in developing countries has emerged as a key mechanism for foreign direct investment (FDI). FDI is defined by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) as the category of international investment that reflects the objective of a resident entity in one economy to obtain a lasting interest in an enterprise resident in another economy.

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Reports & Research
May 2012
Kenya

Fiscal instruments are tools that governments use to manage revenue and expenditure and therefore influence the growth (or stability) of the various sectors of the economy. Government revenue is derived primarily through taxation. In Kenya, land taxation has contributed less than 1% of government revenue for the past three years. The Sessional Paper No.

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Legislation
August 1978
Tanzania

An Act to provide for the registration of professional surveyors, the establishment of a National Council to regulate the standards of conduct and activities of professional surveyors and for matters connected with the practice of the profession of land surveying and land economy.