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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Tanzania, Eastern Africa
  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014

    Although women in Ecuador have relatively strong property rights, these are not always honored, resulting in
    their experiencing patrimonial violence. This is one of the reasons that, according to our national household assets
    survey, the value of women’s assets on average is less than that of men. Nonetheless, there are major differences
    in the average value of wealth attained depending on a person’s marital status (being much higher among those
    who are married in comparison to living in a consensual union) and in the size of the gender wealth gap (being

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014

    The contents of this article analyze the right to private property after the decision of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the case “Salvador Chiriboga vs. Ecuador”. The author´s concern is the fact that this case represents the most expensive sentence inside the Inter-American protection system due to the violation of the right to private property (art. 21.2 AC); judicial guarantees (art. 8.1 AC) and judicial protection (art. 25.1 CA).

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2014
    Chile, Latin America and the Caribbean

    Cities exist, grow, and prosper because they take advantage of scale economies and specialization wrought by agglomeration. But output growth inevitably stresses transport infrastructure because production requires space and mobility. To prevent congestion from crowding out agglomeration benefits and to expand the supply of urban land, cities must invest in transport infrastructure. Yet balancing the growing demand for infrastructure with its supply is often difficult. In particular, many cities lack the funding to maintain and expand streets and urban highways.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014

    Property rights, the agricultural price index, forest area, population, income and timber price are important factors in the deforestation process. The aim of this study was to test the impact of these factors on deforestation in Iran using an environmental Kuznets curve (EKC). The autoregressive distributed lag approach was also used to estimate the deforestation function. The existence of an inverted U-shaped EKC for deforestation in Iran was confirmed.

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