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Record number 548329
Title The effect of land tenure governance on technical efficiency : evidence from three provinces in eastern China
Author(s) Zhou, Yuepeng; Shi, Xiaoping; Heerink, Nico; Ma, Xianlei
Source Applied Economics 51 (2019)22. - ISSN 0003-6846 - p. 2337 - 2354.
Department(s) WASS
Development Economics
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2019
Keyword(s) China - Land tenure governance - technical efficiency - tenure security

This study aims to identify the mechanisms through which land tenure governance affects the technical efficiency of grain production in an integrated framework and to examine the impacts of the public governance, village self-governance, and relational governance of land tenure on the technical efficiency of contracted land and rented-in land. Farm-level survey data collected from Liaoning, Jiangxi, and Jiangsu provinces covering the years of 2014 and 2015 is used for the empirical analysis. The findings indicate that (i) public governance associated with land certification significantly increases the technical efficiency of grain production; (ii) village self-governance and administrative land reallocations can serve as substitutes for the land rental market in optimizing the distribution of land resources and improving technical efficiency; and (iii) compared to multi-year transfer contracts, both annual and open-ended transfer contracts have negative impacts on technical efficiency.

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