Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/76627
Authors: 
Braido, Luis H. B.
Year of Publication: 
2003
Series/Report no.: 
CESifo Working Paper 1098
Abstract: 
This essay surveys some recent empirical works about sharecropping. The basic theoretical trade-offs are discussed in the introduction. Section 1 discusses the empirical research on resource allocation. This section is divided in two subsections: one studying the effects of tenure stability on land improvements, and another comparing the impact of different share rates on input use and farm productivity. Section 2 surveys works testing different arguments raised to explain the design of tenancy contracts. The essay then concludes with a brief summary discussing some important policy implications.
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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