Land Misallocation and Productivity †

@inproceedings{Restuccia2014LandMA,
  title={Land Misallocation and Productivity †},
  author={Diego Restuccia},
  year={2014}
}
  • Diego Restuccia
  • Published 2014
We assess the importance of land misallocation for productivity in agriculture using a quantitative model and detailed household-level data from Malawi. The land market is largely underdeveloped in Malawi as the vast majority of land is transmitted by inheritance, almost none of the land is purchased with a title, and a very small portion of operated land is rented. Moreover, the land distribution in Malawi is concentrated at extremely small operational scales, with more than 70 percent of all… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 extracted citations

A quantitative analysis of Ethiopia’s road expansion program

Tasso Adamopoulos
2018
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

The Welfare Effects of Encouraging Rural-urban Migration

David Lagakos, NBER ahmed. mobarak, Michael E. Waugh Stern
2017
View 2 Excerpts

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 references

Consumption and Income Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Lifetime with No Humps and Low Partial Insurance,

L. de Magalhaes, R. Santaeulalia-Llopis
2014
View 6 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Land Inequality and the Transition to Modern Growth.

T. Adamopoulos
Review of Economic Dynamics • 2008
View 7 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Land Reform and Productivity: A Quantitative Analysis with Micro Data,

T. Adamopoulos, D. Restuccia
2014
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Policy Distortions and Aggregate Productivity with Heterogeneous Establishments,

D. Restuccia, R. Rogerson
Review of Economic Dynamics • 2008
View 2 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Consumption Insurance, Default Risk and Aggregate Productivity in Poor Countries: Data and Theory,

D. Koh, R. Santaeulalia-Llopis
Mimeo, Washington University in St. Louis • 2014
View 3 Excerpts

Land Tenure, Occupational Choice and Agricultural Productivity,

Chen, Chaoran
2014

Distortions, Firms and Aggregate Productivity,

H. Hopenhayn
2013

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…