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Klaus Deininger

Lead Economist

KLAUS DEININGER, is a Lead Economist in the rural development group of the Development Economics Group. His areas of research focus on income and asset inequality and its relationship to poverty reduction and growth; access to land, land markets and land reform and their impact on household welfare and agricultural productivity; land tenure and its impact on investment, including environmental sustainability: and capacity building (including the use of quantitative and qualitative methods) for policy analysis and evaluation, mainly in the Africa, Central America, and East Asia Regions. He is a German national with a Ph.D. in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota, an MA in Agricultural Economics from the University of Berlin, and an MA in theology from the University of Bonn.

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World Bank Research Dataset

Lakner-Milanovic (2013) World Panel Income Distribution (LM-WPID)
Trade Flows and Trade Disputes dataset

World Bank working papers and publications

1 .Going digital : credit effects of land registry computerization in India
2 .The World Bank research observer 24 (2)
3 .Determinants of repayment performance in Indian micro-credit groups
4 .Economic and social impacts of self-help groups in India
5 .Longer-term economic impacts of self-help groups in india
6 .Impacts of land certification on tenure security, investment, and land markets : evidence from Ethiopia
7 .Assessing the functioning of land rental markets in Ethiopia
8 .Land reforms, poverty reduction, and economic growth : evidence from India
9 .Land rental markets in the process of rural structural transformation : productivity and equity impacts in China
10 .Securing property rights in transition: lessons from implementation of China's rural land contracting law
11 .Determinants and consequences of land sales market participation : panel evidence from India
12 .Do overlapping property rights reduce agricultural investment ? evidence from Uganda
13 .Efficiency and equity impacts of rural land rental restrictions : evidence from India
14 .Rural land certification in Ethiopia : process, initial impact, and implications for other African countries
15 .Land policies for growth and poverty reduction
16 .Legal knowledge and economic development : the case of land rights in Uganda
17 .Acceso a la tierra, desarrollo y reduccion de la pobreza
18 .Land policies for growth and poverty reduction
19 .Does greater accountability improve the quality of delivery of public services? Evidence from Uganda
20 .Economic and Welfare Effects of the Abolition of Health User Fees : Evidence from Uganda
21 .Incidence and impact of land conflict in Uganda
22 .Politicas de tierras para el crecimiento y la reduccion de la pobreza
23 .Des politiques foncieres pour promouvoir la croissance et reduire la pauvrete : resume analytique
24 .Land policies for growth and poverty reduction
25 .Causes and consequences of civil strife - micro-level evidence from Uganda
26 .Land sales and rental markets in transition - evidence from rural Viet Nam
27 .Market and non-market transfers of land in Ethiopia - implications for efficiency, equity, and non-farm development
28 .Tenure security and land-related investment - evidence from Ethiopia
29 .Land rental markets as an alternative to government reallocation? equity and efficiency considerations in the Chinese land tenure system
30 .The impact of property rights on households' investment, risk coping, and policy preferences : evidence from China
31 .Investment and income effects of land regularization : the case of Nicaragua
32 .Why liberalization alone has not improved agricultural productivity in Zambia : the role of asset ownership and working capital constraints
33 .The World Bank Research Observer 14 (2)
34 .Making negotiated land reform work : initial experience from Brazil, Colombia, and South Africa
35 .Land institutions and land markets
36 .The World Bank economic review 12(3)