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Entitled to Work: Urban Property Rights and Labor Supply in Peru

Full citation: Field, E. (2007). “Entitled to Work: Urban Property Rights and Labor Supply in Peru.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 122 (4): 1561-602. – Receipt of legal documents (land titles) allowed former squatters, especially women, to join formal labor markets instead of staying at home to guard their land, thereby increasing their income and reducing […]

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