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Land rights and economic development : evidence from Vietnam

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  • Quy-Toan Do
  • Lakshmi Iyer

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The authors examine the impact of land reform in Vietnam which gives households the power to exchange, transfer, lease, inherit, and mortgage their land-use rights. The authors expect this change to increase the incentives as well as the ability to undertake long-term investments on the part of households. Their difference-in-differences estimation strategy takes advantage of the variation across provinces in the issuance of land-use certificates needed to enforce these rights. The results indicate that the additional land rights led to significant increases in the share of total area devoted to multi-year crops, as well as some increase in irrigation investment. These effects are stronger in areas that felt the impact of the land reform earlier.

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Paper provided by The World Bank in its series Policy Research Working Paper Series with number 3120.

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Date of creation: 31 Aug 2003
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Handle: RePEc:wbk:wbrwps:3120

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Keywords: Agricultural Knowledge&Information Systems; Environmental Economics&Policies; Municipal Housing and Land; Real Estate Development; Land and Real Estate Development; Municipal Housing and Land; Rural Land Policies for Poverty Reduction; Environmental Economics&Policies; Agricultural Knowledge&Information Systems; Forestry;

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