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Land tenure security and investment incentives: puzzling evidence from Burkina Faso

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  • Brasselle, Anne-Sophie
  • Gaspart, Frederic
  • Platteau, Jean-Philippe

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  • Brasselle, Anne-Sophie & Gaspart, Frederic & Platteau, Jean-Philippe, 2002. "Land tenure security and investment incentives: puzzling evidence from Burkina Faso," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 67(2), pages 373-418, April.
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