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Introduction

  • Mohammad Dulal Miah
  • Yasushi Suzuki
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Abstract

The introductory chapter presents a broader picture of the book, highlighting the research gap that has been the motivation to write a new volume on the subject. In so doing, the chapter brings various perspectives to emphasize the importance of an economic analysis of property rights. The basic motivation lies in the fact that the existing literature of property rights mostly focuses on advanced or developed economies, whereas the perspective of underdeveloped and developing economies is equally, if not more, important for changing their economic well-being. In addition, the chapter sets the basic questions that the book intends to address and the analytical procedures through which these questions have been answered.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad Dulal Miah
    • 1
  • Yasushi Suzuki
    • 2
  1. 1.University of NizwaBirkat Al MawzOman
  2. 2.Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific UniversityBeppuJapan

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