Full citation: Menon, N., Rodgers, Y. and Kennedy, A., “Land Reform and Welfare in Vietnam: Why Gender of the Land-Rights Holder Matters,” (December 2013).
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Land Reform and Welfare in Vietnam: Why Gender of the Land-Rights Holder Matters
Vietnam’s 1993 Land Law created a land market by granting households land-use rights which could be exchanged, leased, inherited, sold or mortgaged. This study uses quantitative and qualitative methods to analyze whether increased land titling led to discernible improvements in the economic security of households, and whether land titles in women’s names had markedly different effects as compared to titles held by men.