Data for an Empirical Analysis of the Agrarian Reform in Chile
The following database contains digitalized information about all expropriations that were part of the agrarian reform process in Chile. Each row in the data corresponds to the expropriation of a plot, its characteristics, the legal cause behind it, and the outcome of the plot at the end of the process:
- Plot-level data (Stata file, Excel file)
- Agrarian Reform Index by county (Stata file, Excel file, County Names)
For more information about the data, its construction process, the agrarian reform, and the agricultural sector in the second half of nineteenth century Chile please see the following academic articles:
- Cuesta, José Ignacio; Díaz, José; Gallego, Francisco; González, Felipe; Marshall, Guillermo (2017):
"La Reforma Agraria Chilena: Hechos Estilizados a la Luz de una Nueva Base de Datos."
Estudios Públicos, Número 146, Otoño 2017.
- González, Felipe (2013):
"Can Land Reforma Avoid a Left Turn? Evidence from Chile After the Cuban Revolution."
The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 13(1): 31-72.
- Cuesta, José Ignacio; Gallego, Francisco; González, Felipe (2015):
"Local Impacts of Trade Liberalization: Evidence from the Chilean Agricultural Sector."
In Schmidt-Hebbel, K. and Caballero, R. editors, Economic Policy in Emerging-Market Economies.
Central Bank of Chile