Public Works and the Quality of Global Urban ExpansionPonenciasNoviembre 2015
Whether it is microhousing for hipsters in Seattle, high-rises for the upwardly mobile in Beijing, or informal settlements on the fringe of Nairobi, the expansion of urban areas is poorly monitored...
Vulnerability, Impacts, and AdaptationsPonenciasNoviembre 2015William Solecki
William Solecki examines the challenge climate change creates for city planning complicated by the fact that barring serious intervention, some urban land may eventually be underwater. Climate change...
PonenciasNoviembre 2015Grant Driessen and Steven Sheffrin
For U.S. cities, the property tax is the single largest source of own-source revenue, but the extent to which different cities rely on property tax revenues varies significantly. Grant Driessen and...
The Shape and Impacts of the U.S. Mortgage CrisisPonenciasNoviembre 2015Dan Immergluck
This paper explores the root cause of municipal fiscal stress and documents the effects of foreclosures in the United States. The author, Dan Immergluck, examines the household- and neighborhood-...
PonenciasNoviembre 2015Laurie S Goodman
Laurie S. Goodman focuses on the conservatorship and reform of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the efforts to expand the role of private capital in such government sponsored enterprises (GSEs). At the...
In this paper, Joyce Y. Man examines the evolution of Chinese housing policies and the growth of the Chinese housing market since the reforms of 1998, when the Chinese government ended its...
Lessons from the Latin American Experience, 1960–2010PonenciasNoviembre 2015Eduardo Rojas
Access and opportunity are tied in many different ways to location. One’s neighborhood and neighbors can have dramatic effects on health and political, socioeconomic, and education opportunities and...
The Relationship Between the Rise of Private Communities and Increasing Socioeconomic StratificationPonenciasNoviembre 2015Evan McKenzie
In this paper, Evan McKenzie examines the rise of common interest housing, which takes the form of private homeowners’ associations, condominiums, and housing cooperatives. The relationship between...
PonenciasNoviembre 2015Anna K. Chmielewski and Corey Savage
In this paper, Anna K. Chmielewski and Corey Savage examine school data to compare socioeconomic segregation in the United States and Latin America. They link trends in inequality and segregation in...
PonenciasNoviembre 2015Dowell Myers and Hyojung Lee
The authors offer a cautious overview of demographic trends in the United States and their consequences for housing and urban development between 1990 and 2030.