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  1. Monitoring the Share of Land in Streets

    Public Works and the Quality of Global Urban Expansion
    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 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...

  2. Climate Change and U.S. Cities

    Vulnerability, Impacts, and Adaptations
    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015
    William 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...

  3. The Past and Future of the Urban Property Tax

    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015
    Grant 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...

  4. Foreclosures and Neighborhoods

    The Shape and Impacts of the U.S. Mortgage Crisis
    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015
    Dan 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-...

  5. A Realistic Assessment of Housing Finance Reform

    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015
    Laurie 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...

  6. An Evaluation of China’s Land Policy and Urban Housing Markets

    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015

    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...

  7. Housing Policies and Urban Development

    Lessons from the Latin American Experience, 1960–2010
    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015
    Eduardo 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...

  8. The Relationship Between the Rise of Private Communities and Increasing Socioeconomic Stratification

    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015
    Evan 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...

  9. Socioeconomic Segregation Between Schools in the United States and Latin America, 1970–2012

    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015
    Anna 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...

  10. Demographic Change and Future Urban Development

    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015
    Dowell 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.

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