The biogeography and evolution of land ownership

Journal of Biogeography Vol/Iss. 50(6) Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd Published In Pages: 1129-1138
By Haynie, Hannah J., Kushnick, Geoff, Kavanagh, Patrick H. , Ember, Carol R., Bowern, Claire, Low, Bobbi S., Tuff, Ty, Vilela, Bruno, Kirby, Kathryn R. , Botero, Carlos A. , Gavin, Michael C.


Increased resource density and climate predictability will correlate positively with land ownership by individuals or groups.


While climate predictability is marginally supported, resource density contributes to even a lesser extent.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Logistic regressionPartially supportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Density of resourcesIndependentFauna, Flora
Land ownership normsDependentProperty System, Real Property
Predictability of climateIndependentClimate