Benefits and costs of land reform in Zimbabwe with implications for Southern Africa

@inproceedings{Deininger2002BenefitsAC,
  title={Benefits and costs of land reform in Zimbabwe with implications for Southern Africa},
  author={Klaus Deininger and Hans Hoogeveen and Bill H. Kinsey},
  year={2002}
}
Empirical evidence from a set of land reform beneficiaries suggests that Zimbabwe’s land reform was successful: the internal rate of return to the land reform project is high, settlers accumulated substantial amounts of assets, and they increased their agricultural productivity substantially over time. This evidence contradicts the general notion that land reform was a failure, a notion supported by welfare indicators showing poverty to be as high amongst land reform beneficiaries as it is… CONTINUE READING