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    • Real estate professionals and the immovable property market in Albania 

      Moores, Margaret Eveline; Flynn, Norman D.; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      The experience of other Eastern and Central European countries would suggest that in Albania, as the market for real property develops, there should also be developments in services that support real property transactions. ...
    • Surveying and mapping strategy for supporting the emerging land market in Albania 

      Jazoj, Ahmet; Lamani, Spiro; Lira, Leart; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      Moving toward a market-oriented economy involves the development of various types of markets. One of the first steps of the transition in Albania has been the property privatization process, that is, the transformation of ...
    • Albanian immovable property registration system : review of legislation 

      Stamo, Lida; Singer, Norman J.; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      The registration system of immovable property in Albania was chosen for four basic reasons: (1) it protects the right of immovable property owners by providing strong and reliable evidence about ownership and other interests ...
    • Aerial photography and parcel mapping for immovable property registration in Albania 

      Gjika, Maksimiljan; Leka, Edmond; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      Planimetric map production is a basic graphic documentation element of the Immovable Property Registration System in Albania and is one of the main objectives of the Land Market Action Plan. This paper focuses on the ...
    • Preparation of action plan for protection of land in Albania 

      Bockheim, James G.; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      The degradation of Albania's land resources is a serious impediment to the welfare of the people of Albania as well as that of future generations. Resolving land degradation requires the concerted action of governmental ...
    • Property registration in Albania : an information management issue 

      Sherko, Romeo; Sula, Naim; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      This paper presents the plans being made in Albania to establish an immovable property registration system in the most efficient way. It considers not only technically modern equipment and computer-related problems but ...
    • Albanian Law on City Planning : critical summary of its major provisions 

      Jacobs, Harvey Martin; Craig, William; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      This paper includes, as an annex, Law No. 7693, "On Urban Planning," from the People's Assembly of the Republic of Albania. Conceptually, this law has five major parts: (1) planning generally, (2) getting construction ...
    • An insider's view on establishing an immovable property registration system in Albania 

      Sherko, Romeo; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      As will become clear in this article, the author's position shifts from pessimist to optimist as this writing progresses. The first section presents some of the difficulties that Albania is experiencing with respect to the ...
    • Albanian Land Market Action Plan : purposes, achievements, lessons 

      Jazoj, Ahmet; Stanfield, David; Barry, Teresa; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      The transition in Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States from command to market-oriented economies requires new land market institutions and policies. Once privatization of land has moved far enough to ...
    • Agricultural land protection policy for Albania : lessons from Western Europe, North America and Japan 

      Jacobs, Harvey Martin; University of Wisconsin--Madison. Land Tenure Center.; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      This report has been prepared as one effort to assist the Albanian government in formulating a policy approach appropriate to the conditions and culture of their country. The goal of this report is to examine the approach ...
    • Proposal to study economic and environmental benefits of reducing soil erosion in Albania 

      Bockheim, James G.; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project). Project Management Unit. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997)
      Soil erosion and associated nonpoint pollution are critical problems affecting the economic welfare, food security, and public health of Albania. Nearly 60 million tons of sediment are deposited by Albanian rivers into the ...
    • Who owns the water? : a case study of El Paso del Norte 

      Bath, C. Richard; Petit, Angela (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998)
      This paper, first, reviews the report filed by the Western Water Policy Review Advisory Commission since it touches on all the major issues associated with water rights and uses in the Upper Rio Grande Basin, defined as ...
    • Who owns natural resources in the United States and Canada? 

      Marchak, M. Patricia (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998)
      Property rights are social definitions; they exist as long as the society is willing to enforce them. If enforcement is missing, they cease to exist. The reasons for changes might be market conditions, popular sentiments, ...
    • Project for the analysis of land tenure and agricultural productivity in the Republic of Macedonia 

      Melmed-Sanjak, Jolyne; Bloch, Peter C.; Hanson, Robert (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998)
      The paper arises out of the Land Market Project and covers detailed data at the individual farm level and in-depth analyses of legal and historical processes. The agricultural sector in Macedonia is characterized by two ...
    • Who rents America? : owners, tenants, and taxes 

      Krueckeberg, Donald A. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998)
      The American bias that privileges owners over tenants has its roots in early US history, in the colonial practices of limiting suffrage to property owners, and in the formation of a Constitution that protected the propertied ...
    • Immovable property markets in metropolitan Tirana, Albania 

      Stanfield, David; Childress, Malcolm; Dervishi, Artan (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998)
      This paper uses information from three empirical studies to describe, after seven years of privatization and real estate market transactions, how the physical space of the city of Tirana is presently organized, and how ...
    • GPS methodology for cadastral surveying and mapping in Albania 

      Barnes, Grenville; Chaplin, Bruce; Moyer, D. David (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998)
      This paper is a compilation of three reports written over the 1993-96 period in the development and testing of a cadastral surveying and mapping methodology to support land registration. The sections cover (1) fieldwork ...
    • Mediation in the Norwegian land consolidation courts 

      Rognes, Jørn; Sky, Per Kåre (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998)
      In Norway land consolidation is organized entirely within the judicial system. This paper describes how land consolidation courts work, and examines mediation activities in the courts. Questionnaires were used to get data ...
    • Land fragmentation and consolidation in Albania 

      Lusho, Sherif; Papa, Dhimitër; Albania. Immovable Property Registration and Market Action Plan (Project) (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998)
      The 1945 agrarian reform in Albania changed the distribution of landownership. The land of the largest landlords was distributed to 70,000 families who either did not own any land or owned very little. Since this agrarian ...
    • Indigenous land tenure and land use in Alaska : community impacts of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 

      Jacobs, Harvey Martin; Hirsch, Brian H. (Land Tenure Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998)
      Through the utilization of qualitative methods such as archival analysis, semi-structured interviewing, comparative and extended case studies, and observation, this paper closely examines two related Alaska Native communities. ...