The Academy as Nature’s AgentLibrosNoviembre 2014Edited by James N. Levitt with a foreword by Stephen Woodley
Twenty-first-century conservationists are contending with biodiversity loss on an unprecedented scale, compounded by the interrelated threat of climate change. These global challenges call for first-...
Social Contract in CrisisDocumentos de trabajoOctubre 2014James Alm, Timothy R. Hodge, Gary Sands, and Mark Skidmore
As the country reemerges from the real estate crisis, the City of Detroit, Michigan continues to struggle, and is currently in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings. Falling property values have led to...
Documentos de trabajoSeptiembre 2014Jon Sonstelie
Because of limitations on property tax revenue, many local governments in California levy a parcel tax. Like the property tax, a parcel tax is imposed on parcels of real property. Unlike the property...
Lessons Learned in the FieldDocumentos de trabajoAgosto 2014Eric J. Roberts
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, the Sonoran Institute, and the Consensus Building Institute jointly researched several exploratory scenario planning processes to identify and compile lessons...
Documentos de trabajoJulio 2014Robert Hickey, Lisa Sturtevant, and Emily Thaden
Inclusionary housing policies are local land use policies that link approvals for market-rate housing to the creation of affordable homes for low- and moderate-income households. The primary goals of...
What Can We Learn from the Pennsylvania Experience?Documentos de trabajoJulio 2014Zhou Yang
This paper empirically investigates the effects of the two-rate (split-rate) property taxation on the capital intensity of land development in Pennsylvania. This study makes the first attempt to...
Documentos de trabajoJunio 2014Richard Almy
This report is a global compendium of significant features of systems for recurrently taxing land and buildings. It is based on works in English, many of which were published by the Lincoln Institute...
State and local governments in this country have adopted a number of policies to regulate the conversion of rural land to developed uses. One of the most significant and least understood is...
Davis Square, SomervilleVideos y multimediaJunio 2014
Julie Campoli, author of Made for Walking: Density and Neighborhood Form, shows how Davis Square in Somerville, Mass. has all the essential ingredients of a well-designed, walkable neighborhoods.
How the Quest for Land Value Created the American School SystemPonenciasMayo 2014
This paper by William A. Fischel is an economic history of K–12 education and the structure of school districts. As the second part of the title suggests, Fischel argues that land or property values...