Community Ties & Land Inheritance in the Context of Rising Outside Opportunities: Evidence from the Peruvian Highlands

Tatiana Goetghebuer, Jean-Philippe Platteau

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Abstract

This is an attempt to determine the factors that influence the decision of parents to divide their land equally or unequally among their children in a context characterized by acute poverty but important outside opportunities that can be seized through permanent migration.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Social Economics of Poverty: Identities, Groups, Communities and Networks
EditorsC Barrett
Place of PublicationLondon & New York
PublisherRoutledge
Pages361-401
Number of pages41
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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