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Description of data:
Data are contained in two STATA6 files ejval.dta: data for property value regressionejother.dta: data for other results
1 if community founded with an invasion; 0 else
If community settled with an invasion, 1 if resisted; 0 if not
If community settled with an invasion, 1 if squatted on privately owned property; 0 if on public land.
1 if household has some type of ownership document other than a formal title; 0 else.
1 if household reports making payments to a boss; 0 else.
Percent of respondent households who are squatters and who also report making payments to a boss that were not for the property itself.
Years that household expects to stay on the property
1 if household has a male from 18-65; 0 else
Lnwlth Log of household wealth – 24 household assets valued at estimated current condition replacement value. Here and following: $1=3500 sucres at time of survey
Per-capita consumption calculated from LSMS-style detailed listing of components.
Agehead Age of household head
1 if education of household head is greater than primary; 0 else.
1 if household indicates that courts, judges or the municipality settle land disputes; 0 else
Estimated distance of the community from the telephone company (which is in central Guayaquil)
Lnhr Log of years that household has been resident on current property
Square meters of property
1 if household has a title to property; 0 else
Lnyr Log of years since the first settlement of community
If community settled with an invasion,1if there was an organizer involved; 0 else
1 if government actively promoting titling in community in past 2 years; 0 else
Number of household members
Total rooms in household”s dwelling
Log of actual property tax (if titled) or estimated property tax (if untitled); 0 if tax is 0.
Biztax Estimated or actual property tax * hhomebiz
Net business income across all household businesses. Includes cash, barter, own consumption less materials, intermediates and cash/gift payments to workers. Not net of unpaid family labou
1 if household has a home business, 0 otherwise
1 if household says could either rent or sell property to someone who is not a relative or friend; 0 else
if household says could sell property to someone who is not a relative or friend; 0 else
1 if household says could rent entire house to someone who is not a relative or friend; 0 else
Lndiff Difference in the value (in logs) that a household believes that it could obtain for its property in titled compared to untitled states, given that it thinks that it can sell in both states.
1 if squatter households says it is impossible that it will be evicted in the coming year; 0 else.
1 if household pays rent to stay on property; 0 else
1 if household not an owner but does not pay rent; 0 else
1 if household obtained property already titled; 0 else
1 if household obtained property that was not titled at the time obtained; 0 else.
Comnum Community identifier