Vulnerability, Impacts, and AdaptationsPonenciasNoviembre 2015William Solecki
William Solecki examines the challenge climate change creates for city planning complicated by the fact that barring serious intervention, some urban land may eventually be underwater. Climate change...
The Shape and Impacts of the U.S. Mortgage CrisisPonenciasNoviembre 2015Dan Immergluck
This paper explores the root cause of municipal fiscal stress and documents the effects of foreclosures in the United States. The author, Dan Immergluck, examines the household- and neighborhood-...
PonenciasNoviembre 2015Anna K. Chmielewski and Corey Savage
In this paper, Anna K. Chmielewski and Corey Savage examine school data to compare socioeconomic segregation in the United States and Latin America. They link trends in inequality and segregation in...
PonenciasNoviembre 2015Dowell Myers and Hyojung Lee
The authors offer a cautious overview of demographic trends in the United States and their consequences for housing and urban development between 1990 and 2030.
Using data from the Fiscally Standardized Cities (FiSC) database, Langley documents the impact of the Great Recession on major revenue sources for local governments across the United States.
How the Quest for Land Value Created the American School SystemPonenciasMayo 2014
This paper by William A. Fischel is an economic history of K–12 education and the structure of school districts. As the second part of the title suggests, Fischel argues that land or property values...
This paper reviews the role of the property tax in funding K–12 education. At present, local and state governments each contribute a national average of 44 percent of the funds spent on public...
Evidence and Policy ImplicationsPonenciasMayo 2014Robert Bifulco
Charter schools are just one school choice option, but one of the options that is growing rapidly. Robert Bifulco contributes a thorough review of the literature on charter school location, pointing...
PonenciasMayo 2014John Logan, Julia Burdick-Will, and Elisabeta Minca
John R. Logan, Julia Burdick-Will, and Elisabeta Minca contribute a complementary analysis of charter schools across the United States. Their sample included only districts with at least one non-...
The Case of VirginiaPonenciasMayo 2014Luke Miller
In this paper, Luke C. Miller addresses homeschooling, a form of school choice that has been increasing rapidly and in which students now outnumber those attending charter schools. Using school...