The Demand For Private Property Rights: Land Titling, Credit, And Agricultural Productivity In Mexico
Land titles can increase agricultural productivity by increasing access to collateralized credit. However, increased credit use depends on the assumption that farmers face asset-based credit rationing. This assumption is tested using data from Mexico's voluntary land titling program. The results do not support the existence of widespread credit rationing.
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