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Land Property Rights, Cadasters and Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Panel 1000-2015 CE


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Title: Land Property Rights, Cadasters and Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Panel 1000-2015 CE
Authors: D´Arcy, Michelle
Nistotskaya, Marina
Olsson, Ola
Issue Date: Mar-2021
Extent: 47
Publication type: report
Publisher: University of Gothenburg
Organization: Department of Economics
Series/Report no.: Working Papers in Economics
800
Keywords: cadaster
property rights
growth
Abstract: Since the transition to agricultural production, property rights to land have been a key institution for economic development. Clearly defined land rights provide economic agents with increased access to credit, secure returns on investment, free up resources used to defend one's land rights, and facilitate land market transactions. Formalized land records also strengthen governments' capacity to tax land-owners. Despite a large body of extant micro-level empirical studies, macro-level rese... more
ISSN: 1403-2465
Description: JEL Classification: O43, N20
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/68035
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