The Deregularization of Land Titles

  title={The Deregularization of Land Titles},
  author={Sebastian Galiani and Ernesto Schargrodsky},
  journal={Man and the Economy},
  pages={169 - 188}
Abstract In the last years, several countries implemented policy interventions to entitle urban squatters, encouraged by the results of studies showing large welfare gains from entitlement. We study a natural experiment in the allocation of land titles to very poor families in a suburban area of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Although previous studies on this experiment have found important effects of titling on investment, household structure, educational achievement, and child health, in this… 

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