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Essays in development economics: land rights, ethnicity and birth order

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Aside from the introduction and conclusion, this thesis comprises four core chapters: The first chapter investigates the presence of endogenous peer effects in the adoption of formal property rights. Using data from a unique land titling experiment held in an unplanned settlement in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. I show a strong, positive impact of neighbour adoption on the household’s choice to purchase a land title. I also show that this relationship holds in a separate, identical experiment h...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
New College
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2014-08-01

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