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  1. Infrastructure and Land Policies

    Libros
    Mayo 2013
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Karin L. Brandt

    More than 50 percent of the global population resides in urban areas where land policy and infrastructure interactions facilitate economic opportunities, affect the quality of life, and influence...

  2. Financing Metropolitan Governments in Developing Countries

    Libros
    Abril 2013
    Edited 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...

  3. Municipal Revenues and Land Policies

    Libros
    Mayo 2010
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong

    Based on the proceedings of Lincoln Institute of Land Policy’s fourth annual cross-disciplinary land policy conference, this volume collects scholarly work by a wide range of experts in land...

  4. Economic Regulation of Utility Infrastructure

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2013
    Janice A. Beecher

    In this paper, Janice A. Beecher examines public infrastructure as having characteristics of both public and private goods that earn a separate classification as a toll good. Utilities demonstrate a...

  5. The Unit Approach to the Taxation of Railroad and Public Utility Property

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2013
    Gary C. Cornia, David J. Crapo, and Lawrence C. Walters

    Administering a property tax system presents ongoing challenges under the best of circumstances. Whether it involves keeping taxpayer rolls up to date, pursuing tax evaders, or updating taxable...

  6. Chicago and Its Skyway

    Lessons from an Urban Megaproject
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2013
    Louise Nelson Dyble

    In this paper, Louise Nelson Dyble examines the history of political leadership throughout the Chicago Skyway’s development as a public project and assesses the lessons from its eventual...

  7. Metropolitan Cities

    Their Rise, Role, and Future
    Ponencias
    Abril 2013
    Shahid Yusuf

    In this paper, the author points out that the world’s population crossed the 7 billion mark in 2011, more than half of it in cities. Each week the ranks of urban residents increase by 1million and on...

  8. Metropolitan Cities in the National Fiscal and Institutional Structure

    Ponencias
    Abril 2013
    Paul Smoke

    In this paper, Paul Smoke points out that an important yet neglected issue in the study of urban public finance in developing countries is how urban and metropolitan governments are situated in the...

  9. The Decentralization of Governance in Metropolitan Areas

    Ponencias
    Abril 2013
    Roy W. Bahl

    The theory and practice of providing government services in metropolitan areas are subjects that have attracted a great deal of attention in the industrial countries but have been largely ignored in...

  10. Institutions and Politics of Metropolitan Management

    Ponencias
    Abril 2013
    Inder Sud and Serder Yilmaz

    In this paper by Inder Sud and Serdar Yilmaz, the authors point out the fact that metropolitan cities play a vital role in economic development. In most countries they account for a significant share...

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