The Demarcation of Land and the Role of Coordinating Institutions
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Research support was provided by National Science Foundation through grants SES-0518572 and 0817249 and by the Cardon Endowment for Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Arizona. We also acknowledge the exceptional research assistance of Trevor O'Grady, Adrian Lopes, and Sarah McDonald and other research assistants Chris Brooks, Sean Small, Andrew Knauer, Maxim Massenkoff, and Andrew Smithey, as well as the staff at the Ohio State Library. Helpful comments were provided by Benito Arruńada, Roger Bolton, Karen Clay, Robert Ellickson, Joe Ferrie, David Haddock, Richard Hornbeck, Matt Kotchen, Sumner LaCroix, Anup Malani, Trevor O'Grady, Steve Salant, Steve Shavell, Henry Smith, Peter Temin, and Ian Wills as well as participants in the NBER (DAE) Summer Institute, 2008; the American Law and Economics Association Meetings, 2008; the International Society for New Institutional Economics Meetings, 2008; ASSA Meetings, 2008; the UCSB Occasional Conference on Environmental and Resource Economics, 2008; the Latin American and Caribbean Economics Association meetings, and seminars at Yale, Stanford, Michigan, Hawaii, UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UCLA, Northwestern, Arizona, University of Chicago, Cornell, Oregon State University, Hong Kong Polytechnic Institute, Peking University. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.