Canberra and Hong KongRevista Land LinesMarzo 1999By Yu-Hung Hong
Many scholars and analysts have suggested that public leasehold systems could allow governments to benefit from a share of future increased land value. Some have even argued that other policy...
Revista Land LinesNoviembre 1999
An apparent paradox exists in developing countries between a more progressive definition of property rights and current trends toward privatization. On one hand, most proposals and programs of urban...
Can It Be Controlled?Revista Land LinesMarzo 1999Carolina Barco de Botero and Ralph Gakenheimer
The complex demographic, geographic and economic pressures on land use patterns make managing urban growth a difficult challenge throughout the world. This is especially evident in rapidly developing...
Revista Land LinesEnero 1999
Vacant land and its integration into the urban land market are topics rarely investigated in Latin America. The existing literature tends to focus only on descriptive aspects (i.e., number and size...
Revista Land LinesJulio 1999Martim O. Smolka and Alfonso Iracheta Cenecorta
The lack of affordable serviced land for the urban poor is one of the most important issues on the Latin American land policy agenda.1 This shortage of serviced land and the subsequent illegal...