LibrosEnero 2016Edited 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...
LibrosMayo 2008Edited 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...
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Who Will Pay for Our Urban Future?Revista Land LinesAbril 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...
Linking Policy Reform, Governance, and CapacityPonenciasMayo 2008Paul 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...
Are Small Suburbs the Big Problem?PonenciasMayo 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...
PonenciasMayo 2008Daniel 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...
PonenciasMayo 2008Shelby 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...
PonenciasMayo 2008Hilary 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...