Unequal property rights

Other Names:
Denial of equal property rights because of discrimination
Prejudicial treatment in relation to ownership

Property rights are so important because their actual nature determines resource allocation in a world of conflicting user interests.


Little economic activity would occur in the absence of rights, or powers, to consume, obtain income from, and transfer assets. The level of economic development of a region will therefore depend on its system of property rights.

Broader Problems:
Unethical real estate practice
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
Date of last update
18.06.2019 – 16:25 CEST