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Trans-border Land Acquisitions: A New Guise of Outsourcing and Host Country Effects

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  • Das, Gouranga

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The rush for land acquisition?primarily driven by food shortages, food price volatility, and the run for agrofuel?has drawn considerable attention, as documented by reports published in late 2009, 2010, and 2011. Terminological differences aside, it is?qu

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2012/43.

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Length: 56
Date of creation: 2012
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2012-43

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Keywords: land deals; food prices; land premium; wage gap; immiserizing deals;

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  1. Linda Kleemann & Rainer Thiele, 2014. "Rural Welfare Implications of Large-scale Land Acquisitions in Africa: A Theoretical Framework," Kiel Working Papers 1921, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

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