Comparison between Georgia and Moldova
Part III: Case Study
The Part III addresses the background and results of the case study. It starts with the study design and explains the selection of the countries Georgia and Moldo- va and the project regions, the preparation and conduction of the household sur- veys, and makes an excursion in the field of interviewer falsification. The rural transition in both countries will be described focussing on the implementation of the land reform strategies and their outcomes. In a next step the results of the household survey will be presented, following the concept of welfare provided by HEMMER and WILHELM (2000). Differences in the endowment with land among the villages and between the countries will analysed as well as the in- come sources of the households. A Logit analysis identifies the poverty determi- nants for the selected villages and addresses the question about the impact of land reform related parameters. 5. Study Design This chapter provides information about the methodological approach. It begins with an explanation of the selection of the two countries Georgia and Moldova. It continues with the description of the questionnaire and the organisation of the household surveys. The chapter ends with the description of the data processing including the calculation of additional variables and an overview of the non- parametrical tests conducted in this study. 5.1 Country Selection At the beginning of the analysis two countries had been selected, which provide the basis of the analysis. Since the aim of the study is the comparison of differ- ent land reform...
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