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Land titling and informal property rights: Critique and consensus of Hernando de Soto theory
Journal Title: ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI 
Author/s: Cora Fontana 
Year:  2017 Issue: 120 Language: Italian 
Pages:  22 Pg. 141-162 FullText PDF:  198 KB
DOI:  10.3280/ASUR2017-120007
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Land titling is one of the main shared strategies to cope with the issue of urban in-formality in the Global South. One of the most relevant and well-known contributions is the one provided by Hernando de Soto. Defined together one of the best economists in the world and "guru of neo-liberal populism", de Soto attracted both important endorsements and harsh criticisms. The contribution of this paper is to provide a framework of de Soto main achievements, in terms of international impact of his theories.
Keywords: Informality; property rights; poverty; extra-legality; land titling

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Cora Fontana, Land titling and informal property rights: Critique and consensus of Hernando de Soto theory in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 120/2017, pp. 141-162, DOI:10.3280/ASUR2017-120007

   

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