LibrosMayo 2013Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Karin L. Brandt
More than 50 percent of the global population resides in urban areas where land policy and infrastructure interactions facilitate economic opportunities, affect the quality of life, and influence...
LibrosAbril 2013Edited by Roy W. Bahl, Johannes F. Linn, and Deborah L. Wetzel
This work uses case studies of urban financing mechanisms in China, India, and Brazil to help decision makers in developing countries address the challenges of rapid metropolitan growth. The report...
Entradas de blogOctubre 2013Anne Vernez Moudon
PonenciasMayo 2013Gary 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...
PonenciasAbril 2013Paul 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...
PonenciasAbril 2013Roy 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...
PonenciasAbril 2013Inder 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...
In this paper, William J. McCluskey and Riel C. D. Franzsen review property taxation focusing on metropolitan cities in developing and transitional countries. Since there is no comparative data to...
The Case of MumbaiPonenciasAbril 2013Abhay Pethe
In an attempt to understand public finance in metropolitan regions, this paper by Abhay Pethe presents an analysis of the issues faced by one of the most important urban agglomerations in India: the...
PonenciasAbril 2013Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
In this paper, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez focuses on the current theory and practice of non-property tax assignments to local urban governments in developing and developed countries. Although the...