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  1. Using Assisted Negotiation to Settle Land Use Disputes

    A Guidebook for Public Officials
    Libros
    Julio 1999
    Lawrence Susskind, Ole Amundsen, and Masahiro Matsuura

    As land use issues become more complex, it is difficult for public officials to balance the contending forces of environmental protection, economic development, and local autonomy. This guidebook,...

  2. Implementing Property Taxation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Revista Land Lines
    Noviembre 1999
    C. Kurt Zorn, Jean Tesche, and Gary Cornia

    The state of Bosnia and Herzegovina continues its long process of reconstruction and reconciliation, four years after the November 1995 signing of the Dayton Peace Accords, which marked the end of a...

  3. Redefining Property Rights in the Age of Liberalization and Privatization

    Revista Land Lines
    Noviembre 1999

    An apparent paradox exists in developing countries between a more progressive definition of property rights and current trends toward privatization. On one hand, most proposals and programs of urban...

  4. Human Rights and Evictions of the Urban Poor in Colombia

    Revista Land Lines
    Noviembre 1999
    Margaret Everett

    Although many governments in Latin America have improved the process of legalizing peripheral settlements, recognized the rights of housing, and acknowledged the United Nations' position on evictions...

  5. Land Lines, November 1999

    Revista Land Lines
    Noviembre 1999
    Edited by Ann LeRoyer

    This issue explores human rights and eviction issues experienced by Colombia’s impoverished urban populations, the implementation of property taxes in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and a reassessment...

  6. Improving the Accuracy of Downtown Land Assessments

    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 1999
    Richard Ashley, Florenz Plassmann, and Nicolaus Tideman

    A tax that is levied on the value of land alone, irrespective of any improvements to land, does not cause any economic distortions. Levying such a tax requires an ability to estimate the value of...

  7. Urban Development Options for California's Central Valley

    Revista Land Lines
    Septiembre 1999
    William Fulton

    For more than a century, California's Great Central Valley has been recognized as one of the world's foremost agricultural regions. A giant basin 450 miles long and averaging 50 miles wide, the...

  8. Challenges to Property Tax Administration in Porto Alegre, Brazil

    Revista Land Lines
    Septiembre 1999

    The property tax in Brazil is an annual tax on urban land and buildings administered at the local government level. The tax base is derived from market value and is standardized across different...

  9. Mexicali

    A Success Story of Property Tax Reform
    Revista Land Lines
    Septiembre 1999
    Manuel Perló Cohen

    The case of Mexicali, the capital city of the border state of Baja California, Mexico, stands out as a good example of successful property tax reform in the 1990s. In only a few years the local...

  10. Land Lines, September 1999

    Revista Land Lines
    Septiembre 1999
    Edited by Ann LeRoyer

    This issue looks at urban development options for California’s agricultural Central Valley region; problems of, and recommendations for, the property tax system of Porto Alegre, Brazil; and a...

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