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Expert Sources

The Lincoln Institute has expertise on a wide range of land policy and related topics. Please browse the list of experts below, and direct media inquiries to our media contact.


George W. McCarthy

President and Chief Executive Officer

Expertise: housing, infrastructure, public finance, city and regional planning, urban development, global urbanization, regional governance



Amy Cotter

Director of Climate Strategies

Expertise: city and regional planning, equity, gentrification, scenario planning, economic development, sustainability, climate change



Anthony Flint

Senior Fellow, Office of the President

Expertise: city and regional planning, equity, gentrification, affordable housing, economic development, infrastructure, sustainability, climate change



Adam H. Langley

Associate Director of U.S. & Canadian Programs

Expertise: property tax, business tax incentives, nonprofit tax exemption and payments in lieu of taxes, property tax relief for homeowners, public finance, revenue trends, fiscal data



James N. Levitt

Program Director of Land and Water Conservation

Expertise: land conservation, conservation finance, sustainability, climate change, land trusts, conservation easements




Zhi Liu

Senior Fellow and Director of China Program

Expertise: infrastructure finance, municipal finance, urban development, housing policy, land policy in China




Robert J. "R.J." McGrail

Senior Fellow

Expertise: public finance, infrastructure, housing and economic development finance, community investment, urban development, equity, impact investing, governance, capital markets



Enrique Silva

Vice President of Programs

Expertise: city and regional planning, informal settlement (slums), land value capture, urban development in Latin America, urban governance



Joan Youngman

Senior Fellow & Chair of Valuation and Taxation

Expertise: property tax, tax-increment financing, land value taxation, valuation, assessment, law, public finance




Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy

John Farner

Executive Director, Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy

Expertise: water, land use, agriculture, sustainability, climate change