Strong property rights have been found to be associated with increased economic growth.

SOURCE: USAID (United States Agency for International Development) and ARD, Inc. 2008. Global Land Tenure Master Database. 2007. Unpublished data. Original graphics published in USAID and ARD, Inc. 2007. “Land Tenure and Property Rights Tools and Regional Reports.” Washington, DC: USAID EGAT/Natural Resources Management/Land Resources Management Team and Burlington, Vermont: ARD, Inc.