CLTS Working Papers

CLTS Working papers are papers written on land tenure related topics by researchers associated with CLTS and NMBU. The researchers themselves are responsible for the scientific quality and contents of the papers, including policy conclusions. The papers are intended for debate and for information dissemination. CLTS aims to set a minimum standard for papers to be accepted as CLTS working papers (scientific quality and language).

Working Papers

CLTS Working Papers

2017

Stein T. Holden and Mesfin Tilahun (2017). Group Trust in Youth Business Groups: Influenced by Risk Tolerance and Expected Trustworthiness. CLTS Working Paper No. 13/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Maxon Ngochera, Steve Donda, Mafaniso Hara and Erling Berge (2017). Defragmenting resource management on the Southeast Arm of Lake Malawi: Case of Fisheries. CLTS Working Paper No. 12/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Samson P. Katengeza, Stein T. Holden and Monica Fisher (2017). Adoption of Soil Fertility Management Technologies in Malawi: Impact of Drought Exposure. CLTS Working Paper No. 11/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Menasbo Gebru, Stein T. Holden and Mesfin Tilahun (2017). Can the land rental market facilitate smallholder commercialization? Evidence from northern Ethiopia. CLTS Working Paper No. 10/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden (2017). Policies for Improved Food Security: - The Roles of Land Tenure Policies and Land Markets. CLTS Working Paper No. 9/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden and John Quiggin (2017). Probability Weighting and Input Use Intensity in a State-Contingent Framework. CLTS Working Paper No. 8/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Monica Fisher, Stein T. Holden and Samson P. Katengeza (2017). Adoption of CA technologies among Followers of Lead Farmers: How Strong is the Influence from Lead Farmers?. CLTS Working Paper No. 7/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Bjørn Bendixen Leinebø, Frank Strømdal og André Torsnes (2017). Minnelige avtaler ved grunnerverv. CLTS Working Paper No. 6/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Girma Berhe Araya and Stein T. Holden (2017). Is Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program Enhancing Dependency? CLTS Working Paper No. 5/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Samson P. Katengeza, Stein T. Holden and Rodney W. Lunduka (2017). Adoption of Drought Tolerant Maize Varieties under Rainfall Stress in Malawi. CLTS Working Paper No. 4/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden and Mesfin Tilahun (2017). Land Distribution in Northern Ethiopia from 1998 to 2016: Gender-disaggregated, Spatial and Intertemporal Variation. CLTS Working Paper No. 3/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden and Mesfin Tilahun (2017). The importance of Ostrom's design principles: Youth group performance in Northern Ethiopia. CLTS Working Paper No. 2/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Monica Fisher, Stein T. Holden, and Samson P. Katengeza (2017). The adoption potential of Conservation Agriculture technologies in Malawi: A lead farmer promoter-adopter approach and assessment. CLTS Working Paper No. 1/2017. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.


2016
Stein T. Holden, Erling Berge, Espen O. Sjaastad, Geir H. Strand og Håvard Steinsholt (2016). Jordleie og bruksstruktur i tre norske kommuner. CLTS Working Paper No. 8/2016. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden and Hosaena Ghebru (2016). Links between Tenure Security and Food Security in Poor Agrarian Economies: Causal Linkages and Policy Implications. CLTS Working Paper No. 7/2016. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden and Mesfin Tilahun (2016). Youth as Environmental Custodians: A Potential Tragedy or A Sustainable Business and Livelihood Model? CLTS Working Paper No. 6/2016. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden (2016). Landbrukseiendommer og jordleie i Rissa kommune. CLTS Working Paper No. 5/2016. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Erling Berge (2016). Of urban commons. CLTS Working Paper No. 4/2016. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Hans Sevatdal (2016). New commons established by pooling, facilitated by the Land Consolidation Court. Norwegian experiences and examples. CLTS Working Paper No. 3/2016. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Malgorzata Barbara Havel (2016). Unlock the lock-in! Balance of rights in relation to betterment and compensation in Poland. CLTS Working Paper No. 2/2016. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden, Daniel Ali, Klaus Deininger and Thea Hilhorst (2016). A Land Tenure Module for LSMS. CLTS Working Paper No. 1/2016. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.


2015

Sosina Bezu and Stein T. Holden (2015). Street based self-employment: A poverty trap or a stepping stone for migrant youth in Africa? CLTS Working Paper No. 4/2015. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden (2015). Risk Preferences, Shocks and Technology Adoption: Farmers’ Responses to Drought Risk. CLTS Working Paper No. 3/2015. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Erling Berge and Anne Sigrid Haugset (2015). Enclosure Norwegian Style: the Withering Away of an Institution. CLTS Working Paper No 2/2015. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden and Monica Fischer (2015). Can Adoption of Improved Maize Varieties Help Smallholder Farmers Adapt to Drought? Evidence from Malawi. CLTS Working Paper No. 1/2015. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.


2014
Stein T. Holden and Sosina Bezu (2014). Tools, Fertilizer or Cash? Exchange Asymmetries in Productive Assets. CLTS Working Paper No. 13/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. - Research brief.

Stein T. Holden and Sosina Bezu (2014). Land Valuation and Perceptions of Land Sales Prohibition in Ethiopia. CLTS Working Paper No. 12/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. - Research brief.

Sosina Bezu, Christopher B. Barrett and Stein T. Holden (2014). Activity Choice in Rural Non-farm Employment (RNFE): Survival versus accumulative strategy. CLTS Working Paper No. 11/2014.  Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden (2014). Risky Choices of Poor People: Comparing Risk Preference Elicitation Approaches in Field Experiments. CLTS Working Paper No. 10/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden (2014). Eindomsrettigheter og jordleie i Rissa gjennom 900 år. CLTS Working Paper No. 9/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Bethelhem Legesse Debela and Stein T. Holden (2014). How Does Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program Affect Livestock Accumulation and Children’s Education?. CLTS Working Paper No. 8/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Sofie Waage Skjeflo and Stein T. Holden (2014). Economy-wide effects of input subsidies in Malawi: Market imperfections and household heterogeneity. CLTS Working Paper No. 7/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. 

Stein T. Holden and Sosina Bezu (2014). Joint Land Certification, Gendered Preferences, and Land-related Decisions: Are Wives Getting More Involved? CLTS Working Paper No. 6/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. - Research brief.

Stein T. Holden (2014). Agricultural Household Models for Malawi:Household Heterogeneity, Market Characteristics, Agricultural Productivity, Input Subsidies, and Price Shocks. A Baseline Report. CLTS Working Paper No. 5/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. 

Sofie Waage Skjeflo and Nina Bruvik Westberg (2014). Learning the hard way? Adapting to climate risk in Tanzania. CLTS Working Paper No. 4/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas Norway. 

Stein T. Holden and Sosina Bezu (2014). Are Wives less Selfish than their Husbands? Evidence from Hawk-Dove Game Field Experiments. CLTS Working Paper No. 3/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. - Research brief. 

Stein T. Holden (2014). Explaining anomalies in intertemporal choice: A mental zooming theory. CLTS Working Paper No. 2/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. 

Bethelhem Legesse Debela, Gerald Shively and Stein T. Holden (2014).Does Ethiopia's Productive Safety Net Program Improve Child Nutrition?. CLTS Working Paper No. 1/2014. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. 


2013

Stein T. Holden and Keijiro Otsuka (2013). The Roles of Land Tenure Reforms and Land Markets in the Context of Population Growth and Land Use Intensification in Africa. CLTS Working Paper No. 15/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. 

Stein T. Holden and Sosina Bezu (2013). Joint Land Certification and Intra-household Decision-making: Towards Empowerment of Wives?. CLTS Working Paper No. 14/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Erling Berge and Anne Sigrid Haugset (2013). Local ideas about rights of common in the context of a historical transformation from commons to private property. CLTS Working Paper No. 13/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden and Monica Fisher (2013). Can area measurement error explain the inverse farm size productivity relationship? CLTS Working Paper No. 12/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Sosina Bezu and Stein T. Holden (2013). Land Access and Youth Livelihood Opportunities in Southern Ethiopia CLTS Working Paper No. 11/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. 

Mari Reiten (2013). Rights of common and conservation of nature in Skjåk municipality. CLTS Working Paper No. 10/2013 (Norwegian).  Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. 

Erling Berge, Daimon Kawbewa, Alister Munthali, Henrik Wiig (2013).Lineage and land reforms in Malwi: Do matrilinear and patrilinear landholding systems represent a problem for land reforms in Malawi? CLTS Working Paper No. 9/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden (2013). High discount rates: - An artifact caused by poorly framed experiments or a result of people being poor and vulnerable? CLTS Working Paper No. 8/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. 

Stein T. Holden and Julius Mangisoni (2013). Input subsidies and improved maize varieties in Malawi: - What can we learn from the impacts in a drought year? CLTS Working Paper No. 7/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden (2013). Input subsidies and demand for improved maize: Relative prices and household heterogeneity matter! CLTS Working Paper No. 6/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Therese Dokken (2013). Land tenure in Tigray: How large is the gender bias? CLTS Working Paper No. 5/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden (2013). Amazing maize in Malawi: Input subsidies, factor productivity and land use intensification. CLTS Working Paper No. 4/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. 

Sosina Bezu and Stein T. Holden (2013). Unbundling Land Administrative Reform: Demand for Second Stage Land Certification in Ethiopia. CLTS Working Paper No. 3/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Hosaena Ghebru and Stein Holden (2013). Links between Tenure Security and Food Security: Evidence from Ethiopia. CLTS WorkinT. g Paper No. 2/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Sosina Bezu and Stein T. Holden (2013). Generosity and social distance in dictator game field experiments with and without a face. CLTS Working Paper No. 1/2013. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.


2012

Alemu Mekonnen, Hosaena Ghebru H., Stein T. Holden and Menale Kassie (2012). Impact of land certification on tree growing on private plots of rural households: Evidence from Ethiopia. CLTS Working Paper No, 3/2012. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. 

Hosaena Ghebru H. and Stein T. Holden (2012). Reverse Share-Tenancy and Marshallian Inefficiency: Bargaining Power of Landowners and the Sharecroppers’ Productivity. CLTS Working Paper No. 2/2012. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Mintewab, Bezabih, Stein T. Holden and Andrea Mannberg (2012). The Role of Land Certification in Reducing Gender Gaps in Productivity in Rural Ethiopia. CLTS Working Paper No. 1/2012. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.


2011

Sjaastad, Espen, Bill Derman and Tshililo Manenzhe (2011). The Reconstruction of Communal Property. Membership and Rights in Limpopo's Restitution Process. CLTS Working Paper No.8/2011. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Jeetendra P. Aryal and Stein T. Holden (2011). Livestock and Land Share Contracts in a Hindu Society. CLTS Working Paper No.7/2011. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. 

Jeetendra P. Aryal and Stein T. Holden (2011). Caste, Land and Labour Market Imperfections, and Land Productivity in Rural Nepal. CLTS Working Paper No.6/2011. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. 

Stein T. Holden, Klaus Deininger and Hosaena Ghebru (2011). Does Land Registration and Certification Reduce Land Border Conflicts? CLTS Working Paper No.5/2011. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. 

Stein T. Holden, Jintao Xu and Xuemei Jiang (2011). Collective versus Individual Property: Tenure Security and Forest Tenure Reforms in China. CLTS Working Paper No. 4/2011. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Stein T. Holden and Hosaena Ghebru (2011). Household Welfare Effects of Low-cost Land Certification in Ethiopia. CLTS Working Paper No. 3/2011.Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

Alex Tatwangire and Stein T. Holden (2011). Welfare Effects of Market Friendly Land Reforms in Uganda. CLTS Working Paper No. 2/2011. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway. 

Jeetendra P. Aryal and Stein T. Holden (2011). Caste Discrimination, Land Reforms and Land Market Performance in Nepal. CLTS Working Paper No. 1/2011. Centre for Land Tenure Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

 

 

Published 31. July 2014 - 9:24 - Updated 18. October 2017 - 9:07

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