This book develops a science of global cities to prepare for the coming expansion of the planet's population and questions the main tenets of the Containment Paradigm. It provides planners and...
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...
“Students and others looking for a place to start often ask, ‘If I could read just one book about xxxx, which would you suggest?’ When it comes to cities, I have a new favorite. It...
LibrosMayo 2010Edited by John Emmeus Davis
“The immensely damaging U.S. housing bubble, which was built on speculation, burst suddenly, with disastrous results not just for our national economy, but for individual homeowners and renters...
Study Shows Benefits of Shared Equity Housing for Affordability and Wealth-BuildingRevista Land LinesMayo 2019By Brandon Frazier and Will Jason, May 16, 2019
Shared equity housing programs are designed to provide a key to those who are locked out of homeownership. As new research shows, the programs do just that.
Comunicados de prensaMayo 14, 2019
Tracking Growth and Evaluating Performance of Shared Equity Homeownership Programs During Housing Market FluctuationsDocumentos de trabajoAbril 2019Ruoniu Wang, Claire Cahen, Arthur Acolin, and Rebecca J. Walter
Editor’s Note: This Working Paper was revised on May 6, 2019, to correct an error on page 12. School proficiency scores for census blocks with shared equity homes were compared to scores for...
Caso de estudio Bogotá D.C., período 2000–2015Documentos de trabajoAbril 2019María Cristina Rojas E., Rodrigo E. Carrascal E., and Yolanda B. Caballero P.
Este documento presenta los resultados del análisis del instrumento de porcentajes obligatorios de suelo destinado a programas de vivienda de interés social y prioritario en Bogot...
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...