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Essays on the political-economy of large-scale land deals

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The thesis consists of a short introduction and three self-contained analytical chapters on land policy in developing countries.

Chapter 1 examines the agricultural investment choices of small-scale farmers in Ethiopia whose land will be expropriated to provide space for a large factory. I use data from a survey of households conducted before expropriation occurred, but after the policy was announced. I identify the anticipation effects of land expropriation using variation in wheth...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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SSD
Department:
Economics
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
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Name:
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Funding agency for:
Harris, A
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2016-05-31

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