Embracing Uncertainty to Make Better DecisionsResúmenes de políticas públicasMarzo 2019Robert Goodspeed
Faced with an unprecedented array of uncertainties, American cities and regions increasingly turn to scenario planning, a procedural tool that enables planners to analyze multiple versions of the...
Resúmenes de políticas públicasFebrero 2019David Merriman
Tax increment financing (TIF) is a popular economic development tool across the United States, but it often falls short of its promise to revitalize struggling neighborhoods. In this four-page Policy...
Setting the Stage for RevivalResúmenes de políticas públicasNoviembre 2018
Often overlooked, middle neighborhoods matter—both to the people who live in them and to their cities and regions—and solutions demand engagement not only from the neighborhood itself but also from the city, region, and state.
Tools to Finance Our Urban FutureResúmenes de políticas públicasSeptiembre 2018Lourdes Germán and Allison Ehrich Bernstein
Communities around the world face a crisis of investment, yet they often give away their most valuable resource: land. This policy brief lays out how the public sector can recover and reinvest land...
Resúmenes de políticas públicasSeptiembre 2017Andrew Reschovsky, Research Fellow, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison
This Policy Brief examines the property tax as a critical source of revenue for public schools in the United States. It demonstrates the high proportion of public education funding provided by the...
Resúmenes de políticas públicasNoviembre 2016
This policy brief covers key issues surrounding the use of nonprofit payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTs): payments made voluntarily by tax-exempt nonprofits as a substitute for property taxes. It...