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  1. Climate Change and U.S. Cities

    Vulnerability, Impacts, and Adaptations
    Ponencias
    Noviembre 2015
    William 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...

  2. Foreclosures and Neighborhoods

    The Shape and Impacts of the U.S. Mortgage Crisis
    Ponencias
    Noviembre 2015
    Dan 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-...

  3. Socioeconomic Segregation Between Schools in the United States and Latin America, 1970–2012

    Ponencias
    Noviembre 2015
    Anna 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...

  4. Demographic Change and Future Urban Development

    Ponencias
    Noviembre 2015
    Dowell 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.

  5. Local Government Finances During and After the Great Recession

    Ponencias
    Noviembre 2015

    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.

  6. Not by the Hand of Horace Mann

    How the Quest for Land Value Created the American School System
    Ponencias
    Mayo 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...

  7. The Future Role of the Property Tax in the Funding of K12 Education in the United States

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2014

    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...

  8. Charter School Location

    Evidence and Policy Implications
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2014
    Robert 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...

  9. Charter Schools and Minority Access to Quality Education

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2014
    John 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-...

  10. Community Characteristics of Homeschooling

    The Case of Virginia
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2014
    Luke 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...

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