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  1. The Property Tax and Local Autonomy

    Libros
    Marzo 2010

    The property tax has been the primary source of revenue for local governments since the beginning of the republic. Conventional wisdom holds that the property tax is essential to local autonomy...

  2. Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on the Property Tax

    Libros
    Enero 2010
    Edited by Roy Bahl, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Joan Youngman

    The property tax has many fans among academics, particularly economists, who view the property tax as an appropriate and feasible source of local revenue. But the future role of the property tax in...

  3. The Impact of Large Landowners on Land Markets

    Libros
    Agosto 2009
    Edited by Raphael W. Bostic

    The chapters in this volume examine the effect large landowners or institutions have on local land markets and the tensions that can arise between public and private interests. In the United States...

  4. Land Value Taxation

    Theory, Evidence, and Practice
    Libros
    Mayo 2009

    In his 1879 classic, Progress and Poverty, Henry George proposed a tax on land values to reduce social inequality, discourage real estate speculation, and promote economic development. As an...

  5. Erosion of the Property Tax Base

    Trends, Causes, and Consequences
    Libros
    Mayo 2009
    Edited by Nancy Y. Augustine, Michael E. Bell, David Brunori, and Joan M. Youngman

    Increased reliance on residential property to generate tax revenue and soaring property values in many parts of the country have placed pressure on local officials to respond to concerns about higher...

  6. Smart Growth Policies

    An Evaluation of Programs and Outcomes
    Libros
    Mayo 2009
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram, Armando Carbonell, Yu-Hung Hong, and Anthony Flint

    Over recent decades as concerns mounted about the economic, social, and environmental impacts of sprawl, many states and localities began to put policies in place to shape settlement patterns. By the...

  7. Smart Urban Growth for China

    Libros
    Enero 2009
    Edited by Yan Song and Chengri Ding

    Increasing concerns about global warming, soaring gas prices, and environmental degradation are triggering interest in sustainable development, and China is no exception. Through more than two...

  8. Planning Support Systems for Cities and Regions

    Libros
    Octubre 2008
    Edited by Richard K. Brail

    This book invites the reader to join in a virtual dialogue with its authors—educators, theorists, model builders, and planners—about technology and the social context in which technology...

  9. Fiscal Decentralization and Land Policies

    Libros
    Mayo 2008
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong

    The study of fiscal decentralization has important policy implications for urban growth management, environmental conservation, and property taxation. First, fiscal decentralization gives local...

  10. Toward a Vision of Land in 2015

    International Perspectives
    Libros
    Abril 2008
    Edited by Gary C. Cornia and Jim Riddell

    Based on the proceedings of a 2006 conference cohosted by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the International Center for Land Policy Studies and Training (ICLPST) in Taiwan, this book offers...

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