Economia política da disputa por terras em Minas Gerais

The article analyzes the determinants of the probability of dispute over land (conflicts, occupations and settlement projects) in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. Through the use of a logit model, we found that the main influences are political and economical ones. Apparently, the behavior of the agrarian reform’s supporters follows the political incentive, with fewer occurrences of conflicts in towns governed by political allies. By other hand, the economical determinants - degree of poverty and the economic growth - have negative impacts on it.

Variant title:
Political economy of land dispute in Minas Gerais
Issue Date:
Sep 30 2008
Publication Type:
Journal Article
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Brazilian Journal of Rural Economy and Sociology (Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural-RESR), Volume 46, Number 3
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JEL Codes:
D72; D74; O43
Series Statement:
Volume 46
Number 03

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