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  1. Land and the City

    Libros
    Enero 2016
    Edited by George W. McCarthy, Gregory K. Ingram, and Samuel A. Moody

    This book from the Lincoln Institute's 2014 Land Policy Conference examines issues of land use policies and their impact on sustainable urbanization. By 1960, one-third of the world’s...

  2. Fiscal Decentralization and Land Policies

    Libros
    Mayo 2008
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong

    The study of fiscal decentralization has important policy implications for urban growth management, environmental conservation, and property taxation. First, fiscal decentralization gives local...

  3. At Habitat III, a Rethinking of the Urban Development Paradigm

    CityLab
    Octubre 22, 2016
    El Instituto Lincoln en las noticias
  4. Key test for Habitat III: what happens after Quito

    Entradas de blog
    Septiembre 2016
  5. Message from the President

    Who Will Pay for Our Urban Future?
    Revista Land Lines
    Abril 2016

    Humans have had a love-hate relationship with urbanization for hundreds of years. In the mid-18th century, at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, common fields and pastures were enclosed to force...

  6. Local Revenues Under Fiscal Decentralization in Developing Countries

    Linking Policy Reform, Governance, and Capacity
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Paul Smoke

    Paul Smoke examines local revenue generation under fiscal decentralization in developing countries. He finds that local capacity for generating own-source funds is rare due to a lack of attention to...

  7. Political Structure and Exclusionary Zoning

    Are Small Suburbs the Big Problem?
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008

    In this paper, William A. Fischel argues that metropolitan areas with more fragmented and decentralized government structures are more likely to have a lower elasticity of housing supply than those...

  8. School Finance Reforms and Property Tax Limitation Measures

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Daniel P. McMillen and Larry D. Singell Jr.

    One of the most controversial issues related to U.S. fiscal federalism is the financing of local public schools through property taxation. In theory, the system follows the principle of matching...

  9. Decentralization and Environmental Decision Making

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Shelby Gerking

    Shelby Gerking analyzes the effect of state tax rates on the disposal of chlorinated solvent wastes in the United States. He finds that changes in the disposal costs of these chemicals as a result of...

  10. A Cross-Country Comparison of Decentralization and Environmental Protection

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Hilary Sigman

    Hilary Sigman presents a cross-country analysis of the relationships between decentralization and environmental quality. She employs four measures in her study: (1) access to improved sanitation; (2...

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