Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
11-02: Political economy of tenure change
Thursday, 28/Mar/2019:
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Session Chair: Jonathan Conning, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY, United States of America
Location: MC 13-121

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ID: 267 / 11-02: 1
Individual Papers
Topics: Land policy and political economy
Keywords: Machine learning, land reform, property rights, satellite images, market access, agricultural activity, Zimbabwe

Market access, property rights and small-holder farming in colonial Southern Rhodesia

Tawanda Chingozha1, Dieter von Fintel1,2

1Stellenbosch University, South Africa; 2Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), Bonn, Germany

ID: 726 / 11-02: 2
Individual Papers
Topics: Land policy and political economy
Keywords: Institutional change, informal institutions, urban land management

The role of informal institutions in change: land reform in urban and peri-urban Ghana

Devanne Brookins

Harvard, United States of America

ID: 765 / 11-02: 3
Individual Papers
Topics: Land and human rights, gender, indigenous peoples
Keywords: customary land; conflict; traditional authorities; dualism; sub-Saharan Africa

Customary institutions and customary land tenure: Regulating dualism to inhibit land-related conflicts?

Daniela Monika Behr1, Roos Haer2

1World Bank, United States of America; 2Leiden University, The Netherlands

ID: 1199 / 11-02: 4
Individual Papers
Topics: Land policy and political economy
Keywords: land demarcation regimes

The legacy of Mexican land and water in California

Gary Libecap1, Dean Lueck2, Julio Ramos-Pastrana2

1University of California, Santa Barbara and NBER, United States of America; 2Indiana University, United States of America