China's economy has developed rapidly since the economic reforms in 1978, but public finance reforms have proceeded more slowly. This book looks at three major policy options addressing the...
LibrosMayo 2010Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong
Based on the proceedings of Lincoln Institute of Land Policy’s fourth annual cross-disciplinary land policy conference, this volume collects scholarly work by a wide range of experts in land...
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PonenciasMayo 2010Robert P. Inman
Cities and their surrounding suburban neighborhoods are economic growth agents. Not only do they provide public goods to satisfy the needs of urban residents, but they also supply local...
PonenciasMayo 2010David E. Wildasin
One often-anticipated solution for closing municipal fiscal gaps is to increase federal and state government transfers to cities. In this paper author, David E. Wildasin, examines this possibility....
The Old, the New, and the FuturePonenciasMayo 2010J. Edwin Benton
This paper by J. Edwin Benton examines the response of diverse local fiscal structures in the U.S to economic stress with the aim to determine whether small and large municipalities across regions...
PonenciasMayo 2010Michael A. Pagano
This paper by Michael A. Pagano examines different approaches U.S. municipal governments can use to deal with fiscal problems. Based on a historical analysis of general municipal revenue patterns...
PonenciasMayo 2010John L. Mikesell
In this paper, John L. Mikesell analyzes the local sales and income taxes in several U.S. states. As of 2009 the local sales tax is levied in 36 states, constituting over 30 percent of total local...
PonenciasMayo 2010Gregory S. Burge
In this paper, Gregory S. Burge examines user fees and charges and their direct and indirect fiscal impacts. Among such levies, development impact fees have become most popular in U.S. cities. These...
Implications for Fiscal PerformancePonenciasMayo 2010Robert J. Eger III and Richard C. Feiock
Submunicipal governments are established or chartered by the state or city and operate like private corporations with oversight boards. They have the authority to adopt corporate names, make bylaws,...