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...
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...
Base de datosBases de datosNoviembre 2018
Property tax has been introduced in a large majority of countries, but is structured and administered in a great variety of ways in different jurisdictions. Little information is currently available...
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.
CityLabFebrero 23, 2018El Instituto Lincoln en las noticias
Implications for Property Taxation in PeruDocumentos de trabajoFebrero 2018Zackary Hawley, Juan José Miranda, and W. Charles Sawyer
This paper examines land values and the associated property tax implications of formal property rights, informal property rights, and squatting. Using data from the Peruvian Living Standards...
Evidences from São PauloDocumentos de trabajoFebrero 2018Ciro Biderman and Yuri Camara Batista
This paper uses an unusual opportunity to estimate the capitalization of the property tax on property value. In 2002 the city of São Paulo changed the property tax structure moving from...
Videos y multimediaDiciembre 2017
Theresa Williamson of Catalytic Communities (CatComm) in Rio de Janeiro discusses the potential for community land trusts to allow for improvements to informal settlements while protecting affordable housing.
Videos y multimediaJulio 2017
Co-produced by the Ministry of Cities, Brazil and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Documentos de trabajoOctubre 2016David Michael Vetter and Marcia Vetter
Within a framework of tight fiscal controls and fiscal discipline, could Brazil’s municipalities generate fiscal space for investment and provision of social needs by increased use of land-...