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  1. Curso sobre mercados informales de suelo y regularización

    Geofumudas
    Junio 5, 2015
    El Instituto Lincoln en las noticias
  2. Is Location Fate?

    Distributional Aspects of Schooling
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2014
    Eric Hanushek

    Eric A. Hanushek analyzes the impact of human capital on economic outcomes, arguing that cognitive skills are a better measure of human capital than years of schooling. He focuses on urban schools...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. Nontraditional Public School Funding Sources

    Trends, Issues, and Outlook
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2014
    Henry Coleman

    This paper by Henry A. Coleman examines a wide range of nontraditional revenue sources, including local-option personal income and general sales taxes, user charges and fees, gaming revenues, private...

  6. Governing and Financing Cities in the Developing World

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Mayo 2014
    Roy W. Bahl and Johannes F. Linn

    The economic activity that drives growth in developing countries is heavily concentrated in urban areas. Big cities generate the most dynamic economic development, the strongest links to the global...

  7. The Unit Approach to the Taxation of Railroad and Public Utility Property

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2013
    Gary C. Cornia, David J. Crapo, and Lawrence C. Walters

    Administering a property tax system presents ongoing challenges under the best of circumstances. Whether it involves keeping taxpayer rolls up to date, pursuing tax evaders, or updating taxable...

  8. Metropolitan Cities in the National Fiscal and Institutional Structure

    Ponencias
    Abril 2013
    Paul Smoke

    In this paper, Paul Smoke points out that an important yet neglected issue in the study of urban public finance in developing countries is how urban and metropolitan governments are situated in the...

  9. The Decentralization of Governance in Metropolitan Areas

    Ponencias
    Abril 2013
    Roy W. Bahl

    The theory and practice of providing government services in metropolitan areas are subjects that have attracted a great deal of attention in the industrial countries but have been largely ignored in...

  10. Institutions and Politics of Metropolitan Management

    Ponencias
    Abril 2013
    Inder Sud and Serder Yilmaz

    In this paper by Inder Sud and Serdar Yilmaz, the authors point out the fact that metropolitan cities play a vital role in economic development. In most countries they account for a significant share...

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