Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Mauricio Moura , Caio Piza , and Marcos Poplawski-Ribeiro
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 June 2011
Keywords: land-titling, quantile regression, propensity score, land title, property rights, child labor, labor market, urban poor, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Time Allocation and Labor Supply
This paper studies the effects of property-titling on labor supply. The role of legal ownership security is isolated by comparing the effect that being part of, or excluded from, a land title program in a unique qu...