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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

    The economic activity that drives growth in developing countries is heavily concentrated in cities. Catchphrases such as “metropolitan areas are the engines that pull the national economy...

  3. Made for Walking

    Density and Neighborhood Form
    Libros
    Diciembre 2012

    Watch a video in which Julie Campoli, the author of Made for Walking, shows how Davis Square in Somerville, Massachusetts, has all the essential ingredients of a well-designed, walkable neighborhoods...

  4. Planet of Cities

    Libros
    Septiembre 2012

    Nearly 4,000 cities on our planet today have populations of 100,000 people or more. We know their names, locations, and approximate populations from maps and other data sources, but there is little...

  5. Atlas of Urban Expansion

    Libros
    Junio 2012
    Shlomo Angel, Jason Parent, Daniel L. Civco, and Alejandro M. Blei

    Note: This volume is currently out of stock and an updated edition is now available in two volumes — Atlas of Urban Expansion—2016 Edition, Volume 1: Areas and Densities and Atlas of...

  6. Value Capture and Land Policies

    Libros
    Mayo 2012
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong

    Attention to value capture as a source of public revenue has been increasing in the United States and internationally as some governments experience declines in revenue from traditional sources and...

  7. A Tale of Two Taxes

    Property Tax Reform in Ontario
    Libros
    Febrero 2012
    Richard M. Bird, Enid Slack, and Almos Tassonyi

    The Canadian province of Ontario has found it difficult to get the property tax “right.” One reason is that its property tax is not one tax, but two: a tax on residential property and a...

  8. Property in Land and Other Resources

    Libros
    Noviembre 2011
    Edited by Daniel H. Cole and Elinor Ostrom, with a foreword by Douglass C. North

    Over the past several years, much has been written about property rights in land and natural resources by scholars in many disciplines including economics, political science, history, and law. This...

  9. Climate Change and Land Policies

    Libros
    Mayo 2011
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong

    Developing policies that will keep climate change in check has become a global priority, as increasing greenhouse gas emissions contribute to extreme weather patterns. If these emissions remain...

  10. China’s Housing Reform and Outcomes

    Libros
    Abril 2011
    Edited by Joyce Yanyun Man

    Since the housing reform in 1998 that abandoned China’s old system of linking housing distribution with employment, the housing market has experienced rapid development and is now a significant...

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