As Real Estate Booms, Can Texas Offer Property Tax Relief?Revista Land LinesMarzo 2019By Will Jason, March 19, 2019
As property tax bills rise, Texas is looking to provide relief without hurting public services.
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...
Resúmenes de políticas públicasFebrero 2019David Merriman
Tax increment financing (TIF) is a popular economic development tool across the United States, but it often falls short of its promise to revitalize struggling neighborhoods. In this four-page Policy...
Recapacitar sobre una herramienta elogiada para el desarrollo económicoRevista Land LinesFebrero 2019Por Anthony Flint
Desde sus inicios, en la década de 1950, el financiamiento por incremento tributario se enraizó en todo Estados Unidos como mecanismo popular para la financiación pública...
Documentos de trabajoEnero 2019Andrew Reschovsky
Statistics on the share of total government tax revenue raised by local governments provide an incomplete picture of local government taxing power. If higher level governments define the local tax...
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...
Curriculum Innovation and Case Study Awards Will Evolve and Promote Land PolicyRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Rohan Kocharekar, November 20, 2018
The Lincoln Institute and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning are launching a competition to promote innovative curricula and case studies focused on land policy.
Reconsidering a Vaunted Economic Development ToolRevista Land LinesOctubre 2018
Since its inception in the 1950s, tax increment financing has taken hold across the United States as a popular public-finance mechanism. But critics say this approach favors the private sector, while...
Tax Incentives for Amazon HQ2—When Winners End Up Losers?Revista Land LinesSeptiembre 2018By David Franco
Amazon wants tax incentives to locate its second headquarters. Could the costs outweigh the benefits for a city like Boston?
Why Tax Increment Financing Often Fails and How Communities Can Do BetterRevista Land LinesSeptiembre 2018By Will Jason, September 11, 2018
Tax increment financing, or TIF, is a wildly popular economic development tool in the United States, but it often falls short of its promise to revitalize struggling neighborhoods.