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  1. 2019 International Conference on China Urban Development

    Conferencias
    Junio 27, 2019
    Organizers and Co-Organizers: Peking University—Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy; College of Urban & Environmental Sciences, Peking University;Department of Urban Planning and Design, The University of Hong Kong and The Regional Science Association of China

    This conference will bring together researchers from different parts of the world to share empirical and policy research findings on urbanization and urbanism.

  2. Podcast: Yes in My Backyard

    Videos y multimedia
    Junio 2019
    Episode 2 of the Land Matters podcast
    with Anthony Flint and Randy Shaw

    Those in the “Yes in My Backyard” or YIMBY movement have a simple goal: increase the supply of housing in cities across the US, and sky-high prices should come down. But they face a...

  3. Land Conversion and Misallocation Across Cities in China

    Documentos de trabajo
    Junio 2019
    Shihe Fu, Xiaocong Xu, and Junfu Zhang

    The Chinese government has been using quotas to control the amount of farmland that can be converted for urban uses in different cities every year. Using a sample of more than 1.5 million land-lease...

  4. Is Informal Transit Land-Oriented? Investigating the Links Between Informal Transit and Land-Use Planning in Quito, Ecuador

    Documentos de trabajo
    Mayo 2019
    Julie Gamble and Elisa Puga

    Like many Latin American cities, Quito has undergone rapid urban transformation due to transportation interventions aimed at improving equity and environmental outcomes. Yet, informal transport...

  5. Mensaje del presidente

    Construir las ciudades que necesitamos
    Revista Land Lines
    Abril 2019

    Hacia 2050, el 70 por ciento del planeta será urbano: se sumarán unos dos mil millones de residentes a las ciudades de todo el mundo. Si consideramos la historia y el futuro de estas áreas, nuestro...

  6. President’s Message

    Building the Cities We Need
    Revista Land Lines
    Abril 2019
    By George W. McCarthy, April 9, 2019

    By 2050, the planet will be 70 percent urban. How will our cities cope with the predicted influx of people—and will they be able to retain some sense of place, or simply yield to global market forces?

  7. Designing Land Value Capture Tools in the Context of Complex Tenurial and Deficient Land Use Regulatory Regimes in Accra, Ghana

    Documentos de trabajo
    Marzo 2019
    Samuel Banleman Biitir

    Rapid urbanization has increased the demand for urban infrastructure services. Municipalities have attempted to finance infrastructure services with value capture instruments. The paper highlights...

  8. The Costs and Benefits of Urban Expansion

    Evidence from Mexico, 1990–2010
    Documentos de trabajo
    Marzo 2019
    Jorge Montejano, Paavo Monkkonen, Erick Guerra, and Camilo Caudillo

    Urbanization is generally linked to economic growth, and agglomeration economies mean that people in larger cities are more productive. However, urban expansion is also associated with congestion,...

  9. Doing Bad by Doing Good?

    An Empirical Analysis of the Incentives from Informal Settlements’ Upgrading Programs on Urban Informality
    Documentos de trabajo
    Marzo 2019
    Cynthia Goytia and Guadalupe Dorna

    This paper has two different aims. First, we investigate the effects of informal settlements upgrading programs through a systematic review synthesizing the information provided by evaluations of...

  10. Dar vivienda a los sin techo

    Las ciudades prósperas tratan la crisis de sus calles, que se agrava cada vez más
    Revista Land Lines
    Febrero 2019
    Por Kathleen McCormick

    Por primera vez desde 2010, en Estados Unidos aumentó la cantidad de gente sin techo. Debido a esto, las ciudades implementan nuevos enfoques para ofrecerles refugio, como convertir...

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