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  1. Urban Expansion in a Global Sample of Cities, 1990 – 2014

    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Alejandro M. Blei, Shlomo Angel, Daniel L. Civco, Nicolás Galarza, Achilles Kallergis, Patrick Lamson-Hall, Yang Liu, and Jason Parent

    Using a 200-city sample that was carefully selected to represent the universe of 4,231 cities in in 2010, we generated measures of cities’ areas and populations at three points in time over a...

  2. The State of the Streets

    New Findings from the Atlas of Urban Expansion – 2016 Edition
    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Patrick Lamson-Hall, Shlomo Angel, and Yang Liu

    Relatively little is known about the spatial organization of streets and roads in the world’s cities, the differences that exist across cities, or the differences that have emerged within...

  3. Housing Affordability in a Global Perspective

    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Achilles 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...

  4. El escritorio del alcalde

    Cómo lograr la prosperidad de Varsovia, una ciclovía por vez
    Revista Land Lines
    Octubre 2018

    La alcaldesa Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, nacida en Varsovia, Polonia, dejó su marca en la ciudad, de 1,7 millones de habitantes. Fue electa en 2006, fue la primera alcaldesa mujer y hoy está en su...

  5. 2018 Urban Economics and Public Finance Conference

    Conferencias
    Mayo 4, 2018
    Speakers: Adam Storeygard, Amy Schwartz, Christian Redfearn, Danilo Igliori, Dan McMillen, Edward Coulson, Eric Brunner, Gabriel Ahlfeldt, Paavo Monkkonen, Ruchi Singh, Stephen Billings, Tien Foo Sing

    The economic growth and development of urban areas are closely linked to their revenue sufficiency and fiscal prospects. This research seminar offers a forum for new academic work on the interaction of these two fields.

  6. Developments in Value-Based Property Taxation in Central and Eastern Europe

    Revista Land Lines
    Octubre 2008
    Jane Malme and Joan Youngman

    The development of new land and tax systems in several countries in political and economic transition reflects a unique array of historical, social, political, and economic circumstances.

  7. Land Lines, October 2008

    Revista Land Lines
    Octubre 2008
    Edited by Ann LeRoyer

    This issue features an overview of revitalization efforts and needs in Beijing and Shanghai; value-based property taxation methods of Central and Eastern Europe; and how Panama City's historic...

  8. Global Universities and Urban Development

    Comunicados de prensa
    Mayo 23, 2008
  9. Global Universities and Urban Development

    Case Studies and Analysis
    Libros
    Marzo 2008
    Edited by Wim Wiewel and David C. Perry

    This book on the role of global universities in urban development, edited by Wim Wiewel and David C. Perry, complements their previous volume on U.S. institutions, The University as Urban Developer:...

  10. Making the Property Tax Work

    Experiences in Developing and Transitional Countries
    Libros
    Marzo 2008
    Edited by Roy Bahl, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Joan Youngman

    Students of public finance and fiscal decentralization in developing and transitional countries have long argued for more intensive use of the property tax. It would seem the ideal choice for...

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