Documentos de trabajoJunio 2013Yang He and Joyce Yanyun Man
Policy makers and researchers have been debating the financial health of Chinese local government debt after the global financial crisis. However, the lack of transparency makes it difficult to full...
A Preliminary InquiryDocumentos de trabajoJulio 2012Tracy M. Gordon, Heather M. Rose, and Ilana Fischer
State government pensions have attracted considerable media and scholarly attention. Less well understood are the nation’s 3,196 locally administered plans. This paper represents a first step toward...
Summary Report from Focus Groups and Interviews With Local Officials in the Intermountain WestDocumentos de trabajoDiciembre 2009David Metz and Curtis Below
Planning for climate change entails many challenges, and in the Intermountain West this may be particularly so. In early 2009, Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz...
Documentos de trabajoOctubre 2009Rosalind H. Bark
The Intermountain West is in the bull’s eye of climate change impacts in the United States. Climate change impacts will range from increased risk of droughts, floods and wildfires, landscape level...
Documentos de trabajoEnero 1996
Governments of some former socialist countries and the People’s Republic of China are thinking of leasing, instead of selling, public land. One objective of land leasing is to capture the...
Revista Land LinesOctubre 2012
Local government pensions are significantly underfunded because many governments have not set aside enough funds each year to cover the liabilities incurred. In effect, they are borrowing to pay for...
Revista Land LinesOctubre 2010Kim Rueben and Serena Lei
While the housing market and the economy are closely intertwined, the severe drop in state tax revenues can largely be attributed to the broader economic downturn, not the housing crisis specifically.
Revista Land LinesMayo 2023By Rob Walker, May 31, 2023
Pilot projects in Detroit and other cities are testing wireless roads that charge electric vehicles on the go
Revista Land LinesOctubre 2007Kim Rueben, Therese McGuire, and Susan Kellam
Ensuring sufficient revenues going forward, as well as having the flexibility to revamp fiscal structures, will be important for state and local governments, especially due to growing future spending...
Revista Land LinesMayo 2000
Since first holding democratic elections at the national and provincial levels in 1994, South Africa has undertaken far-reaching constitutional changes. Arguably, the most fundamental transformation...