A Dynamic General Equilibrium AnalysisDocumentos de trabajoMayo 2017David Dale-Johnson and Guozhong Zhu
We use the dynamic general equilibrium approach to examine the potential impacts of the introduction of alternative tax regimes in China. This approach models housing demand and supply based on the...
EventosAbril 17, 2017Cosponsored with the Urban Institute
Cosponsored with the Urban Institute, this event will offer insights from two recent research projects funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation that explore the links between shocks to urban housing markets and central cities’ finances.
Por qué las ciudades no están utilizando todos sus subsidios federalesRevista Land LinesMarzo 2017Por Loren Berlin
Los subsidios federales son una fuente de financiamiento crítico para los recursos escasos de gobiernos estatales y locales en los Estados Unidos. Sin embargo, cientos de millones de dó...
Why Cities Aren’t Fully Spending Federal GrantsRevista Land LinesFebrero 2017By Loren Berlin
Federal grants are a critical funding stream for cash-strapped state and local governments in the United States, yet hundreds of millions of dollars are going unspent every year. This article...
PonenciasNoviembre 2015Grant Driessen and Steven Sheffrin
For U.S. cities, the property tax is the single largest source of own-source revenue, but the extent to which different cities rely on property tax revenues varies significantly. Grant Driessen and...
In this paper, Joyce Y. Man examines the evolution of Chinese housing policies and the growth of the Chinese housing market since the reforms of 1998, when the Chinese government ended its...
Lessons from the Latin American Experience, 1960–2010PonenciasNoviembre 2015Eduardo Rojas
Access and opportunity are tied in many different ways to location. One’s neighborhood and neighbors can have dramatic effects on health and political, socioeconomic, and education opportunities and...
Comunicados de prensaAgosto 24, 2015
For Immediate ReleaseContact: Anthony Flint 617-503-2116 firstname.lastname@example.orgWill Jason 617-503-2254 ext. 254 email@example.com CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (August 24, 2015) – The Lincoln...
Distributional Aspects of SchoolingPonenciasMayo 2014Eric 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...
How the Quest for Land Value Created the American School SystemPonenciasMayo 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...