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Tendencias y factores socioeconómicos y espaciales asociados a la adjudicación de baldíos en Colombia, 1961-2010


  • Fabio Sánchez Torres
  • Marta Juanita Villaveces Niño


Este documento aborda la relación entre variables socioeconómicas tales como cambio demográfico, frontera agropecuaria, acceso a mercados y tendencias históricas de acceso a la tierra como factores puramente sociales y políticos tales como la presencia de colonato en 1960 y de conflictos agrarios antes de 1950 con la de adjudicación de baldíos en Colombia, desde la expedición de la Ley 135 de 1961 hasta 2010. Para esto, se describe la legislación de adjudicación de baldíos y sus tendencias tanto históricas como regionales y se analiza empíricamente el efecto tanto de las variables socioeconómicas como de las puramente sociales y políticas mencionadas sobre sobre la adjudicación de baldíos en número y en área. Se concluye que la adjudicación de baldíos ha respondido a ambos grupos de variables.

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  • Fabio Sánchez Torres & Marta Juanita Villaveces Niño, 2016. "Tendencias y factores socioeconómicos y espaciales asociados a la adjudicación de baldíos en Colombia, 1961-2010," Documentos CEDE 14577, Universidad de los Andes, Facultad de Economía, CEDE.
  • Handle: RePEc:col:000089:014577

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    1. Lehmijoki, Ulla & Palokangas, Tapio K., 2014. "Land Reforms, Status and Population Growth," IZA Discussion Papers 8054, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
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    1. Faguet, Jean-Paul & Sánchez, Fabio & Villaveces, Marta-Juanita, 2020. "The perversion of public land distribution by landed elites: Power, inequality and development in Colombia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 136(C).

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      adjudicación de baldíos; crecimiento demográfico; frontera agropecuaria; colonato; conflictos agrarios; Colombia;
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      • O13 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Agriculture; Natural Resources; Environment; Other Primary Products
      • O18 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
      • N56 - Economic History - - Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment and Extractive Industries - - - Latin America; Caribbean
      • Q15 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Land Ownership and Tenure; Land Reform; Land Use; Irrigation; Agriculture and Environment
      • R52 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Regional Government Analysis - - - Land Use and Other Regulations


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