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New article published: Does politics matter? An investigation of political-institutional factors influencing land consumption

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Numerous studies have used demographic factors or, more generally, the economic development of a community as explanations for growing or declining land use. Political and institutional factors have not been considered so far, especially in Germany. However, party political preferences are likely to make a difference. This article explores this question using the example of municipalities in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Issue available here (German).

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