Lincoln Institute courses on taxation and land policy present invaluable information based on current research by our faculty and staff. These courses offer participants the opportunity to exchange ideas with scholars and practitioners who have developed and used the latest land policy tools and techniques. Participants gain up-to-date insights and information on new developments in the field.
- Executive Courses offered by invitation to senior professionals.
- Professional Development Courses offered through open enrollment.
- Online Courses and other Distance Education opportunities are available for those unable to attend our classroom programs.
All Institute courses provide practical answers based in sound theory to clarify complex contemporary issues, guide decisions, and implement policies and plans. Participants receive resource materials to supplement the concepts and applications such as
- new land and tax policies implemented in different jurisdictions or countries, focusing on the pros and cons of different approaches;
- strategies for effective formulation and implementation of land and tax policies, including mechanisms for recovering public benefit from land value increases due to public investment;
- the functioning and monitoring of land markets, land prices, and land values;
- the latest developments in land use regulations, property rights, and property tax law; and
- the effects of different land and tax policies on jobs, housing, the environment, and the quality of life within a community.
Faculty and Participants
The Institute's distinguished faculty and fellows represent a variety of disciplines and occupations. These experts have developed and implemented land and tax policies and have studied their effects on political, social, legal, environmental, and economic structures. Courses developed with local or regional cosponsors in the United States and other countries draw on the expertise of the practitioners in those areas.
A broad mix of professionals, scholars, and concerned citizens participate in the educational programs offered by the Institute, including local and state officials and professional policy advisers who guide and make decisions about land and tax policy in their communities; business and industry leaders; civic activists; and representatives of nongovernmental organizations. Our international programs attract scholars, senior land and tax policy officials, and administrators from local and central governments.
Information and Registration
Lincoln Institute courses, conferences, and lectures are held at Lincoln House, 113 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, unless stated otherwise in the course description. Many of our courses have been approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) for continuing education and professional development credits.