11.467J / 4.257J / 17.550J Property Rights in Transition

Spring 2005

Boundary stones.

Boundary stones marking the conversion of state-owned farmland into private residential plots in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2001. (Image by Prof. Annette M. Kim.)

Course Highlights

This course features an extensive list of readings and a full set of discussion questions in the lecture notes section.

Course Description

This course examines the theories and policy debates over who can own real property, how to communicate and enforce property rights, and the range of liberties that they confer. It explores alternative economic, political, and sociological perspectives of property rights and their policy and planning implications.
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Prof. Annette M. Kim

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
2 hours / session