Based on work presented at the May 2013 Latin American Forum on Noteworthy Instruments of Urban Intervention, this book (which includes work written in Spanish and Portuguese) presents 21 case...
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...
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...
Episode 4: Solutions in SlumsRevista Land LinesAgosto 2019By Anthony Flint, August 30, 2019
Over the years, cities have responded to the expansion of such informal settlements with a range of policies including eviction and relocation. But some suggest that cities should stop thinking of slums as a problem to be solved.
Por qué unos municipios recaudan más y gastan mejorDocumentos de trabajoMayo 2019Mónica Unda Gutiérrez, with collaboration from Humberto Morones Hernández
El municipio promedio en México se ha hecho más dependiente de las transferencias fiscales y no ha aumentado sus niveles de inversión. Sin embargo, la imagen agregada disfraza la...
Documentos de trabajoAbril 2019Moses Gates
This working paper sets forth the recent history and current structure of New York City’s residential property tax system, as well as large-scale inequities, possible points of needed reform,...
An Empirical Analysis of the Incentives from Informal Settlements’ Upgrading Programs on Urban InformalityDocumentos de trabajoMarzo 2019Cynthia Goytia and Guadalupe Dorna
This paper has two different aims. First, we investigate the effects of informal settlements upgrading programs through a systematic review synthesizing the information provided by evaluations of...
Documentos de trabajoNoviembre 2018Achilles Kallergis, Shlomo Angel, Yang Liu, Alejandro M. Blei, Nicolás Galarza, and Patrick Lamson-Hall
This paper discusses housing affordability in cities the world over based on data from the Land and Housing Survey in a Global Sample of Cities. We report on the composition of the housing sector...
Slums, Informal Settlements, and the Role of Land PolicyRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Will Jason, November 19, 2018
Slums and informal settlements hold a quarter of the global urban population, and they are absorbing the majority of urban growth in developing regions.
The potential of ecosystem-based measures for reduction of landslide risk in Rio de JaneiroDocumentos de trabajoJunio 2018Wofram Lange, Simone Sandholz, and Udo Nehren
Ecosystem-based measures have a high potential to replace or build on engineered solutions for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA), not only in rural but also in urban...