Documentos de trabajoJulio 2020
This paper uses a specially constructed data base on city finance that accounts for the revenues and spending of the constituent governments that provide public services in cities—municipal...
Farmer Experiences with Protected AreasDocumentos de trabajoJulio 2020
South Africa’s Biodiversity Stewardship Initiative and Protected Areas Act are programs designed to help protect threatened species and provide other conservation benefits. Private grasslands...
EventosJulio 7, 2020Faculty: Albina Aleksienė, Sarmīte Barvika, Paul Bidanset, Andrejs Birums, Aldis Bukss, Riël Franzsen, Rita Pētersone, Ronald Rakow, Enid Slack, Tambet Tiits, Alija Turlaja, Joan Youngman
Co-Sponsors: Riga Technical University, State Land Service of Latvia
This workshop provides an opportunity for public officials in Latvia to hear presentations from academic experts and practitioners in valuation, law, and economics.
The case studies in the Institute’s digital case library are written for educational purposes. All the cases are based on real-world events. The stories include people, organizations, events, and...
System Structure and Current ChallengesDocumentos de trabajoJulio 2020Sarmite Barvika
The aim of this paper is to analyze the current state and trends of real property taxation policy in Latvia. Particular importance is given to the general statistical and historical overview of real...
CursosOctubre 5, 2020
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The Innovative Use of a Special Rating Area in Claremont, Cape TownDocumentos de trabajoJunio 2020Willard Matiashe and Arthur Germond
Since 2000, special rating areas (SRAs), also known as Special Assessment Districts and/or city improvement districts (CIDs), have been used to revive urban nodes across the City of Cape Town (Cape...
The Pandemic, The Property Tax, and Municipal RecoveryRevista Land LinesJunio 2020By Liz Farmer, June 16, 2020
Local governments are still learning what the COVID-19 crisis will mean for their revenues over the next year. In large part, the answer will depend on what part of the economy they rely on for their...
Comunicados de prensaJunio 11, 2020
Fifty-State Study Shows Property Tax Inequities from Assessment Limits Continue to GrowRevista Land LinesJunio 2020By Will Jason, June 10, 2020
In states with property tax assessment limits, disparities in tax bills between new and longtime homeowners continued to grow, according to the annual 50-State Property Tax Comparison Study by the...