Womenâ€™s individual and joint property ownership: Effects on household decisionmaking
Cheryl Doss (),
Sung Mi Kim,
Emily Hillenbrand and
No 1347, IFPRI discussion papers from International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
In this paper, the relationship of womenâ€™s individual and joint property ownership and the level of womenâ€™s input into household decisionmaking is explored with data from India, Mali, Malawi, and Tanzania. In the three African countries, women with individual landownership have greater input into household decisionmaking than women whose landownership is joint; both have more input than women who are not landowners.
Keywords: Property rights; Land; Gender; Women; Decision making (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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