Conference Agenda

Session Overview
Location: MC 5-100
Date: Tuesday, 26/Mar/2019
01-05: Evaluating impacts of land tenure interventions
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Hosaena Ghebru, International Food Policy Research Institute, United States of America

Land and human rights, gender and indigenous people of Kaduna state, Nigeria

Abdullahi Tukur, Altine Jibril, Umar Ahmed Abubakar

Kaduna Geographic Information Service, Nigeria

World Bank-funded land titling in Piauí, Brazil: a pillar of growth or a regularization of land grabs?

Douglas Hertzler1, Maria Luisa Mendonça2, Gerardo Cerdas Vega3, Emmanuel Ponte3, Altamiran Ribeiro4

1: ActionAid USA, United States of America; 2: Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos, Brasil; 3: ActionAid Brasil, Brasil; 4: Comissão Pastoral da Terra, Brasil

Land tenure, gender, and productivity in Ethiopia and Tanzania

Tigist Mekonnen Melesse, Yesuf M. Awel

The World Bank (USA), UNU-MERIT (The Netherlands) and Jimma University (Ethiopia)

The Impacts of land tenure regularisation programme in Rwanda

Bernis Byamukama1, Jim Grabham2

1: UK Department for International Development, Rwanda; 2: Mokoro ltd

02-05: Evaluating impacts of land tenure interventions
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Malcolm Childress, Global Land Alliance, United States of America

Land conservation for open space: spatial spillovers and the impact of neighbors

Haoluan Wang

University of Maryland at College Park, United States of America

Smallholder crop market participation in Tanzania: The influence of transaction cost, asset endowment and producer cooperatives

Sosina Bezu, Espen Villanger

Chr.Michelsen Institute, Norway

Land access and household implementation of agroecosystems in rural Guatemala

Maria Van Der Maaten

Iowa State University, United States of America

Land markets and transaction costs following institutional strengthening: A pre-post evaluation in Mongolia

Kate Marple-Cantrell, Heather Huntington

The Cloudburst Group, United States of America

03-05: Land price determinants
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Dieter von Fintel, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Does the Real Estate Trading Management System (RTMS) affect housing price and tax base?: Evidence from Korea

Yukyung Kim

Korea Development Institute, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

Spatial distributions of job accessibility, housing rents, and poverty in Nairobi, Kenya

Shohei Nakamura, Paolo Avner

World Bank, United States of America

Monopolist land supply, housing cycle and entrepreneurship in urban China

Dan Wang

The Economist, China, People's Republic of

Growth of cities and urban influence on agricultural land prices in Malawi

Sarah Ephrida Tione, Stein Terje Holden

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

04-05: Assessing impact of Infrastructure investments
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Innocent Matshe, African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Kenya

How do mass transit investments affect land values? evidence from MRT-3

Abdul Abiad, Ann Jillian Adona, Kathleen Farrin

Asian Development Bank, Philippines

Ecological footprint of transportation infrastructure

Teevrat Garg1, Sam Asher2, Paul Novosad3

1: University of California, San Diego, United States of America; 2: World Bank; 3: Dartmouth College

How large are the contributions of cities to the development of rural communities?

Juan Daniel Soto Diaz1,2, Milena Vargas4,2, Julio Berdegue3

1: London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom; 2: Latin American Center for Rural Development (RIMISP); 3: Food and Agricutural Organization of the United Nations (FAO); 4: The National Statistics Institute of Chile (INE)

From municipal investments to functional subregions: new territorial planning units in Colombia

Natalie Gomez Arteaga

DNP, Colombia

Date: Wednesday, 27/Mar/2019
05-05: Impact of informal tenure upgrading
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Remi Jedwab, George Washington University, United States of America

High delinquency rates in Brazil’s Minha Casa Minha Vida housing program: Possible causes and necessary reforms

Arthur Acolin1, Marja Hoek-Smit2, Claudia Magalhães Eloy3

1: University of Washington, United States of America; 2: University of Pennsylvania, United States of America; 3: Independent, Brazil

Backyarding: theory and evidence for South Africa

Jan Brueckner1, Claus Rabe2, Harris Selod3

1: University of California, Irvine, United States of America; 2: Independent consultant, South Africa; 3: World Bank, United States of America

Impact Evaluations of Informal Settlements Upgrading Interventions: Evidence assessment and new topics for research.

Cynthia Goytia1, Guadalupe Dorna2

1: Harvard University and Torcuato Di Tella University, Argentina; 2: Torcuato Di Tella University, Argentina

Measuring housing deprivations in India: an alternative approach to slum enumeration

Amit Patel1, Phoram Shah2

1: University of Massachusetts Boston, United States of America; 2: The World Bank Group, United States of America

06-05: Land markets at the rural-urban fringe
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Songqing Jin, Michigan State Univ./Zhejiang Univ., China, People's Republic of

Land transactions in the rural-urban fringes of Dar es Salaam and Nairobi: driving forces, stakeholders and challenges for land governance

Sina Schlimmer

Sciences Po Bordeaux, France

Land market determinants and outcomes in Rwanda: an econometric analysis

Charles Mulindabigwi Ruhara1, Richard Baldwin2, Sam Biraro3, Bernis Byamukama4

1: University of Rwanda, Rwanda; 2: iLand Consulting; 3: RLMUA; 4: DFID

How horizontal integration affects transaction costs of rural collective construction land market? An empirical analysis in Nanhai District, Guangdong Province, China

Anlu Zhang, Xiangxiang Xie, Peng Bin

Huazhong Agricultural University, China, People's Republic of

07-05: Emerging technologies, data ownership & privacy
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Josephus van Erp, Maastricht University, Netherlands, The



The importance and nature of (land administration) data when using emerging technologies

Jacob Vos

Dutch Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), Netherlands, The

Reflections on the possible privatization of Land Registries by making use of emerging technologies

Mihai Taus

Romanian Land Registry Association, Romania

Embracing emerging technologies; preconditions, threshold, possibilities and guarantees

Lionel Galliez

International Union of Notaries (UINL), France

East-African perspectives and experiences, using modern technology while building up Land Administration systems in the region.

Emmanuel Nkurunziza

Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Kenya

A brief introduction about the experiences in Brazil, Peru and other countries in South America

Victor Endo

Global Land Alliance, Peru

The experience in Australia with privatising land registries

Sharon Christensen

Queensland University of Technology, Australia

08-05: Urban land research, land assembly and land markets in China
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Fang Xia, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, China, People's Republic of

Land-constrain-induced poverty and land-capitalization-supported poverty alleviation strategy in China: A case study of Shaanxi Province

Jinfeng Du

Xi'an Jiaotong University, United States of America

Impact of land certification on land and labor allocation in China

Xuwen Gao1, Longbao Wei1, Xinjie Shi1,2, Shile Fang3

1: Zhejiang University, China, People's Republic of; 2: Australia National University, Australia; 3: Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Science, China, People's Republic of

Reduction of industrial land beyond Urban Development Boundary in Shanghai

Zhengfeng Zhang

Renmin University of China, China, People's Republic of China

Date: Thursday, 28/Mar/2019
09-05: SDGs on land: Methodology and reporting
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Sydney Gourlay, World Bank, United States of America

VC/ webex


Reporting on SDG indicator 1.4.2 for high income countries: the case of the U.S.

Benjamin Linkow1, Caleb Stevens3, Jennifer Lisher2

1: Landesa, United States of America; 2: Millennium Challenge Corporation, United States of America; 3: USAID, United States of America

Considering the multidimensional nature of tenure security in land policies

Anni Valkonen

University of East Anglia, UK

Measuring perceived tenure insecurity: issues, challenges, and recommendations

Benjamin Linkow

Landesa, United States of America

Discussant (Webex)

Leman Yonca Gurbuzer

Food and Agriculture Organization, Italy

10-05: The role of land in structural transformation
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Jonathan Conning, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY, United States of America

Poverty, Inequality, and Agriculture in the EU

Joao Pedro Azevedo, Rogier J. E. Van Den Brink, Paul Corral, Montserrat Ávila, Hongxi Zhao, Mohammad-Hadi Mostafavi

The World Bank, United States of America

Small farms, large farms and international productivity differences

Yaoqi Lin1, Jonathan Conning1,2

1: The Graduate Center, City University of New York, United States of America; 2: Hunter College, City University of New York, United States of America

The misallocation of land and other factors of production in India

Ejaz Ghani, Gilles Duranton

World Bank, United States of America

At what price? Price supports, agricultural productivity, and misallocation

Nandita Krishnaswamy

University of Southern California, United States of America

11-05: Land and water governance
Location: MC 5-100
Chair: Marie-Laure Lajaunie, World Bank, United States of America

Linking irrigated land and water scarcity: a global view

Susanne Maria Scheierling, David Olivier Treguer

World Bank, United States of America

Land and water: the rights divergence

Stephen Hodgson

SPRL KH & Associates, Belgium

Intensification of irrigated agriculture: the case of the Boudnib plain in Morocco

Omar Aloui2, Anne Chohin-Kuper1, Mathilde Crosnier3, Jeanne Chiche4

1: Independent consultant, Morocco; 2: Agroconcept, Romania; 3: INRA SAD, ISARA Lyon, France; 4: IAV Hassan II, Morocco

Irrigation Modernization in Spain: what influences the Effects on Water?

Elena Lopez-Gunn1, Manuel Bea1, Rosa Huertas2, Victor del Barrio3, Javier Fernandez Pereira3

1: ICATALIST, Spain; 2: Valladolid City Council, Spain; 3: Duero River basin agency, Spain