Intrahousehold Access to Land and Sources of Inefficiency : Theory and Concepts

@inproceedings{Fafchamps1998IntrahouseholdAT,
  title={Intrahousehold Access to Land and Sources of Inefficiency : Theory and Concepts},
  author={Marcel Fafchamps},
  year={1998}
}
This chapter examines the allocation of land and other productive resources within rural households of poor countries. Building upon the existing literature, it provides a consistent framework from which to study productive efficiency and intrahousehold equity. The topics discussed include: returns to scale and household centralization; specialization and gender casting; separate spheres and commitment failure; and labor market cartelization and discrimination. Implications for intrahousehold… CONTINUE READING

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