Evidence from MarylandDocumentos de trabajoMarzo 2019Andrew T. Hayashi
Property taxes are often credited for stabilizing local government revenues during contractions, but this revenue stabilization can have destabilizing effects on households. In this paper I explore...
Designing Land Value Capture Tools in the Context of Complex Tenurial and Deficient Land Use Regulatory Regimes in Accra, GhanaDocumentos de trabajoMarzo 2019Samuel Banleman Biitir
Rapid urbanization has increased the demand for urban infrastructure services. Municipalities have attempted to finance infrastructure services with value capture instruments. The paper highlights...
Oportunidades de becasMarzo 2019
Named in honor of David C. Lincoln, founding chairman of the Lincoln Institute, this fellowship program was established in 1999 to develop academic and professional interest in land value taxation through support for major research projects.
As Real Estate Booms, Can Texas Offer Property Tax Relief?Revista Land LinesMarzo 2019By Will Jason, March 19, 2019
As property tax bills rise, Texas is looking to provide relief without hurting public services.
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...
EventosFebrero 22, 2019
This event offers current C. Lowell Harriss Fellows the opportunity to present and share their research with each other and Lincoln Institute staff.
C. Lowell Harriss Dissertation Fellowship ProgramOportunidades de becas de posgradoEnero 2019
The C. Lowell Harriss Dissertation Fellowship Program assists Ph.D. students, primarily at U.S. universities, whose research complements the Lincoln Institute's interests in land and tax policy.
Documentos de trabajoEnero 2019Andrew Reschovsky
Statistics on the share of total government tax revenue raised by local governments provide an incomplete picture of local government taxing power. If higher level governments define the local tax...
The New York TimesEnero 6, 2019El Instituto Lincoln en las noticias
An Experimental Evaluation in Bogotá, ColombiaDocumentos de trabajoDiciembre 2018Alishia C. Holland
Who supports mass infrastructure projects? Mass transportation infrastructure, such as metros and highways, is hugely expensive. But it also can deliver widespread benefits to users and windfall...