The Influence of Local Fiscal Structure and Growth Control Choices on “Big Box” Urban Sprawl in the American WestDocumentos de trabajoEnero 2002Robert W. Wassmer
Is the amount of total retail sales and two forms of “big box” retail (auto and home improvement) sales that occur outside of a western United States metropolitan area’s central...
Documentos de trabajoOctubre 2001Thomas J. Nechyba
This paper develops a general equilibrium model of an economy that produces output using capital, labor and land as inputs. It further develops an approach that allows specific parameters in the...
The Case of CaliforniaDocumentos de trabajoAgosto 1999Jeffrey I. Chapman
This working paper defines and extends the concepts of local government autonomy and local government fiscal autonomy, examining them as potential necessary conditions for a Tiebout equilibrium. It...
EventosAbril 13, 2023
This workshop is designed to help state officials learn how to effectively track and evaluate the outcomes of newly adopted state housing policies.
The Case of Commonly Owned Land in Rural South AfricaLibrosAbril 2006Michael E. Bell and John H. Bowman
Since 1995 the authors have worked on a series of property taxation projects in South Africa, funded in part by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. South Africa envisions extending value-based...
China's economy has developed rapidly since the economic reforms in 1978, but public finance reforms have proceeded more slowly. This book looks at three major policy options addressing the...
Some of the nation’s leading scholars of government and public finance provide their views on the consequences of a declining property tax base. They show local government officials and others...
PonenciasAbril 2013Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
In this paper, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez focuses on the current theory and practice of non-property tax assignments to local urban governments in developing and developed countries. Although the...
PonenciasMayo 2010Tracy M. Gordon and Kim Rueben
In this paper, Tracy M. Gordon and Kim Rueben note that the revenue mix for local government changes frequently in response to economic shocks, policy shifts, and technological advances in tax...
PonenciasMayo 2010John L. Mikesell
In this paper, John L. Mikesell analyzes the local sales and income taxes in several U.S. states. As of 2009 the local sales tax is levied in 36 states, constituting over 30 percent of total local...