Trojan Horse or Antidote to Gentrification?Documentos de trabajoJunio 2022Lance Freeman and Magda Maaoui
With research assistance from Xiyu Chen and Yining Lei
This study addresses the question of whether inclusionary zoning impacts disadvantaged neighborhoods by serving as a signal for an up-and-coming neighborhood, thereby triggering gentrification. We...
Lessons from Kenya, Romania, and Vermont, U.S.A.Documentos de trabajoJunio 2022Zachary Wurtzebach
Ecological connectivity—the unimpeded movement of species and the flow of natural processes that sustain life on earth—is fundamental for biodiversity conservation in the 21st century. In...
Documentos de trabajoJunio 2022Cynthia Goytia and Eric J. Heikkila
This paper examines the relationship between land use regulations and housing outcomes, especially housing affordability and informality. Using a unique and important database of 191 metropolitan...
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Documentos de trabajoJunio 2021Larissa Larsen and Kumelachew Yeshitela
The City Administration of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has engaged in an extensive public effort to build owner-occupied housing to meet the needs of low- and moderate-income residents. By comparing the...
The Twin Cities Case StudyDocumentos de trabajoJunio 2021Andrew Guthrie, Yingling Fan, and Greg Lindsey
Minnesota’s Twin Cities Metropolitan Area (TCMA), which includes Minneapolis and Saint Paul, presents a confounding example of overall regional prosperity marred by racial disparities in income...
The Case of Lisbon’s Subway Expansion Projects (1998-2018)Documentos de trabajoMayo 2021João Rafael Santos, David Vale, and Fernando Nunes da Silva
Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is a city and distinct municipality with 545,000 inhabitants at the center of a metropolitan area, home to 2,810,000 inhabitants (2011 Census). Its position at the...
The Case of the Corridors of Freedom in Johannesburg, South AfricaDocumentos de trabajoMayo 2021Philip Harrison, PhD and Margot Rubin, PhD
In 2016, UN Habitat ranked Johannesburg the most unequal large city in the world. Although extreme in international terms, and particular for its apartheid history, experiences from Johannesburg...
Breaking through Urban and Social Inequality with Inclusionary HousingDocumentos de trabajoMayo 2021Isabel Brain and Francisco Sabatini
Chile’s housing policy has efficiently addressed the housing needs of the country’s most vulnerable populations; today, its housing deficit is the lowest in Latin America. The downside of...