The issue of non-resident alien investment in U.S. business and agriculture has recently attracted the attention of numerous groups at the local, state, and national level. Public discussion and concern on this issue are based largely upon hearsay evidence and incomplete information. A comprehensive source of data or general picture of foreign investment in U.S. agriculture does not exist. Not only are the number of cases and characteristics (type of land, motivations of the investor, the intermediary channels, etc.) of actual investment activity unknown, but the nature and incidence of inquiries are equally unclear...
Non-resident Alien Investment Activity in Iowa Farmland: A Preliminary Analysis. Department of Economics, Iowa State University, 1975.
Currie, Craig; Boehlje, Michael; Harl, Neil; and Harris, Duane, "Non-Resident Alien Investment Activity In Iowa Farmland: A Preliminary Anaylsis" (1975). ISU Economic Report Series. 27.