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Working Paper
The Legacy Effect of Squatter Settlements on Urban Redevelopment

The paper presents a theoretical model that seeks to answer the question of why former squatter settlements tend to upgrade/redevelop at a slower pace than otherwise similar settlements originating in the formal sector...

Econometrics Institutional economics Land use
Book Chapter
Globalization, Crop Choice, and Property Rights in Rural Peru, 1994-2004

From the book: The Poor under Globalization in Asia, Latin America, and Africa

Agriculture Households International trade
Working Paper
Globalization, Crop Choice and Property Rights in Rural Peru, 1994-2004

This paper describes the results of initial work analysing a panel of rural households in Peru between 1994 and 2004 to determine household responses to changes in relative prices of traditional versus export-oriented products...

Agriculture Households International trade
Book Chapter
Understanding the Relationship Between Institutions and Economic Development: Some Key Theoretical Issues

From the book: Institutional Change and Economic Development

Financial institutions Institutional economics Labor laws and legislation
Book Chapter
Extending the ‘Institutional’ Turn: Property, Politics and Development Trajectories

From the book: Institutional Change and Economic Development

Economic development Institutional economics Right of property
Working Paper
Extending the 'Institutional' Turn: Property, Politics and Development Trajectories

As institutional approaches have come to dominate the mainstream of development economics, they have outgrown earlier and simpler analyses of ‘property rights’...

Economic development Institutional economics Right of property
Working Paper
Understanding the Relationship between Institutions and Economic Development: Some Key Theoretical Issues

The paper tries to improve our understanding on the role of institutions in development by critically examining the current orthodox discourse on institutions and highlighting some of its key problems...

Financial institutions Institutional economics Labor laws and legislation
Journal Article
La Relación entre las Instituciones y el Desarrollo Económico: Problemas teóricos claves

This paper discusses how the theory on the role of institutions in development can be improved, by critically examining the current orthodox discourse on institutions...

Financial institutions Institutional economics Labor laws and legislation
Book Chapter
Bureaucratic Form and the Informal Economy

From the book: Linking the Formal and Informal Economy

Bureaucracy Democracy Informal sector (Economics)
Book Chapter
Turning to Forestry for a Way Out of Poverty: Is Formalizing Property Rights Enough?

From the book: Linking the Formal and Informal Economy

Forests and forestry Laws and legislation (Land use) Poverty
Book Chapter
Formalizing the Informal: Is There a Way to Safely Unlock Human Potential Through Land Entitlement? A Review of Changing Land Administration in Africa

From the book: Linking the Formal and Informal Economy

Land reform Land tenure Land use
Working Paper
Formal Bureaucracy and the Emergent Forms of the Informal Economy

The following essay has three parts. The first is a story about fluctuations in the balance of the relationship between impersonal and personal principles of social organization...

Bureaucracy Democracy Informal sector (Economics)
Book Chapter
Sharing Ownership via Employee Stock Ownership

From the book: Ownership and Governance of Enterprises

Employee ownership Labor costs Right of property
Book Chapter
Zambian Policy-Making and the Donor Community in the 1990s

From the book: Reforming Africa's Institutions

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic development Primary commodities
Journal Article
Introduction: Adaptive Efficiency and Evolving Diversity of Enterprise Ownership and Governance

Part of Journal Special Issue WIDER Symposium on Adaptive Efficiency and Evolving Diversity of Enterprise Ownership and Governance

Entrepreneurship Government business enterprises Right of property
Journal Special Issue
WIDER Symposium on Adaptive Efficiency and Evolving Diversity of Enterprise Ownership and Governance

A property rights regime covers rights to use, lease, donate, bequest, and sell assets or collect the incomes generated by assets. A clear and transparent property rights regime facilitates investment and economic growth...

Employee ownership Entrepreneurship Right of property
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