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  1. The Costs and Benefits of Urban Expansion

    Evidence from Mexico, 1990–2010
    Documentos de trabajo
    Marzo 2019
    Jorge Montejano, Paavo Monkkonen, Erick Guerra, and Camilo Caudillo

    Urbanization is generally linked to economic growth, and agglomeration economies mean that people in larger cities are more productive. However, urban expansion is also associated with congestion,...

  2. Backyard Brouhaha

    Could Inclusionary Housing Break the YIMBY Deadlock?
    Revista Land Lines
    Febrero 2019
    By Anthony Flint, February 26, 2019

    The movement known as YIMBY, or Yes in My Back Yard, has long argued that more development will reduce housing prices. Critics argue—with some evidence—that things aren't that simple, but some communities are moving forward using inclusionary housing.

  3. Improving Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for Economic Development

    Resúmenes de políticas públicas
    Febrero 2019
    David 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...

  4. Community Investment

    Hospital System Helps Create Affordable Housing in San Bernardino
    Revista Land Lines
    Febrero 2019
    By Alyia Gaskins, February 15, 2019

    For years, the City of San Bernardino, California, worked with the county housing authority, a nonprofit affordable housing developer called National CORE, and community residents to develop a plan...

  5. Los costos ocultos del TIF

    Recapacitar sobre una herramienta elogiada para el desarrollo económico
    Revista Land Lines
    Febrero 2019

    Desde sus inicios, en la década de 1950, el financiamiento por incremento tributario se enraizó en todo Estados Unidos como mecanismo popular para la financiación pública...

  6. Hydraulic Empire

    Sharing a Legacy, Carving a Future for the Colorado River
    Revista Land Lines
    Diciembre 2018
    By Allen Best

    In its sheer complexity, the Colorado stands out among the rivers of America, and probably the world. Explore the twists and turns of this 1,450-mile waterway, which lead from the snowy mountains of...

  7. City Tech

    Precision-Mapping Water in the Desert
    Revista Land Lines
    Diciembre 2018
    By Rob Walker, December 14, 2018

    Officials are assessing how precision mapping tools—first developed to understand pollution in the Chesapeake Bay—can help manage drought and, yes, flooding in Arizona’s desert...

  8. Keystone Water and Growth Dialogue

    Revista Land Lines
    Noviembre 2018
    By Kathleen McCormick

    As communities throughout the Colorado River Basin confront the realities of operating in a water-constrained world, a wide-ranging group of stakeholders in the state of Colorado has come together to...

  9. Policy Brief

    The Future of America’s Middle Neighborhoods
    Revista Land Lines
    Noviembre 2018
    By Alan Mallach

    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.

  10. Grow with the Flow

    How Planners in Two Western Cities Are Integrating Water and Land Use
    Revista Land Lines
    Noviembre 2018
    By Kathleen McCormick, November 27, 2018

    In the face of a multiyear drought and the uncertainty of climate change, planning for the future availability of water in the arid and rapidly urbanizing southwestern United States has taken on a...

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