Found 3 article(s) for author 'Land Reform'

Land Institutions and Chinese Political Economy – Institutional Complementarities and Macroeconomic Management

Land Institutions and Chinese Political Economy – Institutional Complementarities and Macroeconomic Management. Meg Elizabeth Rithmire, February 22, 2017, Paper, “This article critically examines the origins and evolution of China’s unique land institutions and situates land policy in the larger context of China’s reforms and pursuit of economic growth. It argues that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has strengthened the institutions that permit land expropriation—namely, urban/rural dualism, decentralized land ownership, and hierarchical land management—in order to use land as a key instrument of macroeconomic regulation, helping the CCP respond to domestic and international economic trends and manage expansion and contraction.Link

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The Fable of Land Reform: Leases and Credit Markets in Occupied Japan

The Fable of Land Reform: Leases and Credit Markets in Occupied Japan, J. Mark Ramseyer, October 25, 2012, Paper. “Development officials and scholars routinely argue that land reform can raise productivity. It may not always do so, they write, but it can — and during 1947-50 in Japan it did. Land reform may sometimes raise productivity, but it did not raise it in Japan. The claim that it did is a fable, a tale people tell and re-tell only because they wish it were true. A lease is a credit transaction — a way for local elites (tied to local information networks in ways that banks can never be) to extend funds to farmers…” Link

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Land Acquisition in India: Public Purpose and Private Property

Land Acquisition in India: Public Purpose and Private Property. Laura Alfaro, Lakshmi Iyer, December 2013, Case. May require purchase or user account. Link verified August 21, 2014

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