Unbundling secure property rights

Abstract: This paper argues that security of citizen land rights does not stem from any particular form or type of tenure, but depends critically on credible commitment by the government in an invest-protect game of interaction between the rulers and the ruled.

Author(s): Sjöstedt, Martin

Source(s): , QoG working paper series; 2009:13 24 p., ill QoG working paper series 2009:13

Published: 2009 University of Gothenburg. Department of political science. Quality of goverment (QoG) institute, Göteborg (English

ISBN/ISSN: /1653-8919

Link: http://www.pol.gu.se/digitalAssets/1350/1350713_2009_13_sjostedt.pdf

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