H. James Brown

Former President and CEO

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

H. James Brown was the President and CEO (1996-2005) of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. He was a Professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University from 1970 to 1996. During this time he also served as Director of the Joint Center for Housing Studies, Chairman of the City and Regional Planning Program, Director of the State, Local and Intergovernmental Center at Harvard University and Director of the MIT/Harvard University Joint Center for Urban Studies. Brown has edited and published numerous books and articles, including The State of the Nation’s Housing, an annual review of housing trends, Microeconomics and Public Policy (1988), and Land Use and Taxation: Applying the Insights of Henry George (1997).