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  1. Rethinking Property Tax Incentives for Business

    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Junho 2012
    Daphne A. Kenyon, Adam H. Langley, and Bethany P. Paquin

    The use of property tax incentives for business by local governments throughout the United States has escalated over the last 50 years. While there is little evidence that these tax incentives are an...

  2. Improving the Performance of the Property Tax in Latin America

    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Junho 2012

    The challenges of establishing a successful and sustainable property tax in Latin American countries are numerous and varied, yet many jurisdictions are implementing viable reforms. Public officials...

  3. Opening Access to Scenario Planning Tools

    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Abril 2012
    Jim Holway, C.J. Gabbe, Frank Hebbert, Jason Lally, Robert Matthews, and Ray Quay

    In the face of increasing complexity and uncertainty, planners, public officials, and community residents need new tools to anticipate and shape the future. Opening Access to Scenario Planning Tools...

  4. Regularización de asentamientos informales en América Latina

    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Outubro 2011

    In large Latin American cities the number of dwellings in informal settlements ranges from one-tenth to one-third of urban residences. These informal settlements are caused by low income, unrealistic...

  5. Regularização de Assentamentos Informais na América Latina

    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Outubro 2011

    In large Latin American cities the number of dwellings in informal settlements ranges from one-tenth to one-third of urban residences. These informal settlements are caused by low income, unrealistic...

  6. High-Speed Rail

    International Lessons for U.S. Policy Makers
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Setembro 2011
    Petra Todorovich, Daniel Schned, and Robert Lane

    High-speed rail has been adopted throughout the world, and is now being planned and developed in the United States. Over the past 50 years, U.S. transportation spending has favored the development of...

  7. Regularization of Informal Settlements in Latin America

    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Maio 2011

    In large Latin American cities the number of dwellings in informal settlements ranges from one-tenth to one-third of urban residences. These informal settlements are caused by low income, unrealistic...

  8. Making Room for a Planet of Cities

    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Janeiro 2011
    Shlomo Angel, with Jason Parent, Daniel L. Civco, and Alejandro M. Blei

    In a rapidly urbanizing world—over half the world’s population lives in urban areas, including many millions in informal settlements—the large cities of the developing world in...

  9. Payments in Lieu of Taxes

    Balancing Municipal and Nonprofit Interests
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Novembro 2010

    Charitable nonprofit organizations, including private universities, nonprofit hospitals, museums, soup kitchens, churches, and retirement homes, are exempt from property taxation in all 50 states. At...

  10. Large Landscape Conservation

    A Strategic Framework for Policy and Action
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Maio 2010
    Matthew McKinney, Lynn Scarlett, and Daniel Kemmis

    The most important land and water conservation issues facing North America—including land use patterns, sustainable water management, biodiversity protection, and adaptation to climate change...

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