Tag: Land Reform

Land Reform Efforts in China

Despite reform efforts in recent years, land seizures in China have become a growing source of social unrest.by Zhu Keliang and Roy ProstermanGrievances arising from compulsory land expropriations conducted by government authorities, also known as eminent domain in the United...

/ October 1, 2012

Rural China’s Nascent Land Market

China has strengthened farmers’ land-use rights, increasing land values—but a true market has yet to form. by Zhu Keliang and Jeffrey M. Riedinger China’s 750 million rural residents face a common problem: the value of their agricultural land is greatly...