Land inequality and decentralized governance in LDCs

This project investigates issues concerning (a) evolution of land inequality and the role of policies concerning land rights, and (b) accountability of local governments in developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. One component is a set of research papers on these issues in the context of West Bengal, India. The other component is an international conference on the topic of land inequality and land rights which examines related issues in a number of developing countries.