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A land tenure thought experiment

Imagine a town and some surrounding farmland.  Let’s call this place Jubilee.  In Jubilee, no-one permanently owns any of the land.  Instead, every 17 years, everyone living in Jubilee is allocated land in a way that ensures everyone has land of roughly equal value.1

What effect does this have on the people of Jubilee? How would they see our system of land tenure? Continue reading A land tenure thought experiment