Publications by the RECOLAND team
- Peter Ho (2017), Unmaking China’s Development: The Function and Credibility of Institutions, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
- Xiuyun Yang, Heng Zhao, Peter Ho (2017). “Mining-induced displacement and resettlement in China: A study covering 27 villages in 6 provinces“, Resources Policy Vol. 53, pp. 408-418. View related VIDEO.
- Kees Krul and Peter Ho (2017). “Alternative Approaches to Food: Community Supported Agriculture in Urban China” Sustainability 9(5).
- Peter Ho, “Who owns China’s housing? Endogeneity as a lens to understand ambiguities of urban and rural property“, Cities, 2017, Vol. 65, pp. 66-77.
- Peter Ho, “An endogenous theory of property rights: opening the black box of institutions”, Journal of Peasant Studies, 2016, Vol. 43., No. 6, pp. 1121-1144 (IF: 4.577).
- Peter Ho, “Empty institutions, non-credibility and pastoralism: China’s grazing ban, mining and ethnicity”, Journal of Peasant Studies, 2016, Vol. 43., No. 6, pp. 1145-1176.
- Li Sun and Peter Ho, “Formalizing informal homes, a bad idea: The credibility thesis applied to China’s “extra-legal” housing”, Land Use Policy, 2017, in press.
- Peter Ho, “Myths of Tenure Security and Titling: Endogenous, Institutional Change of China’s Housing and Land”, Land Use Policy, 2015, Vol. 47, pp. 352–364, IF 3.134.
- Peter Ho, “The ‘Credibility Thesis’ and its Application to Property Rights: (In)secure Land Tenure and Social Welfare in China”, Land Use Policy, 2014, Vol. 40, September, pp. 13–27.
- Downloaded/viewed 1,124 times in 9 months since publication. Review: “credibility is a powerful metric” and “the Credibility Thesis has much to offer both the academic and practitioner perspective on… tenure analysis and policy.” By Delilah Griswold, Yale Environment Review, Spring 2015 Issue.
- Peter Ho, “In Defense of Endogenous, Spontaneously Ordered Development: The Institutional Structure of China’s Rural Urban Property Rights”, Journal of Peasant Studies, 2013, Vol. 40, No. 6, 1087-1118.
- Awarded with the 2014 Kapp Prize.
Various co-authored papers on informality, agriculture, mining and urban housing and property are in preparation.
Application credibility theory in other studies
- Benjamin Davy, “After form. The credibility thesis meets property theory”, Land Use Policy, 2017, in press.
- Donald Clarke, “Form and Function of China’s Urban Land Regime: The Irrelevance of State Ownership”, Land Use Policy, 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.11.008
- Eva Pils, “Assessing evictions and expropriations in China: efficiency, credibility and rights”, Land Use Policy, 2016, Vol. 58, pp. 437-444.
- Heng Zhao and Karlis Rokpelnis, “Local perceptions of grassland degradation in China: a socio-anthropological reading of endogenous knowledge and institutional credibility“, Journal of Peasant Studies, 2016, Vol. 43., No. 6, pp. 1206-1223.
- Nor Hisham Md Bin Saman and Peter Ho, “A conditional trinity as ‘no-go’ against non-credible development? Resettlement, customary rights and Malaysia’s Kelau Dam”, Journal of Peasant Studies, 2016, Vol. 43., No. 6, pp. 1177-1205. View related VIDEO.
- Peter P. Mollinga, “Secure rights and non-credibility: the paradoxical dynamics of canal irrigation in India“, Journal of Peasant Studies, 2016, Vol. 43., No. 6, pp. 1310-1331.
Labor, capital and markets
- Satoshi Miyamura, “Rethinking labour market institutions in Indian industry: forms, functions and socio-historical contexts“, Journal of Peasant Studies, 2016, Vol. 43., No. 6, pp. 1262-1284.
- Thomas Marois and Ali Rıza Güngen, “Credibility and class in the evolution of public banks: the case of Turkey“, Journal of Peasant Studies, 2016, Vol. 43., No. 6, pp. 1285-1309.
- Paavo Monkkonen, “Are civil-law notaries rent-seeking monopolists or essential market intermediaries? Endogenous development of a property rights institution in Mexico“, Journal of Peasant Studies, 2016, Vol. 43., No. 6, pp. 1224-1248.
- Juliette Levy, “A history of institutional function: Mexican notaries and wealth distribution – Yucatan, 1850–1900“, Journal of Peasant Studies, 2016, Vol. 43., No. 6, pp. 1249-1261.