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  1. Education, Land, and Location

    Libros
    Mayo 2014
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Daphne A. Kenyon

    Because most children throughout the world attend elementary and secondary schools near their homes, where they live usually determines where they go to school. In the United States, the relationship...

  2. Planet of Cities

    Libros
    Septiembre 2012

    “Students and others looking for a place to start often ask, ‘If I could read just one book about xxxx, which would you suggest?’ When it comes to cities, I have a new favorite. It...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Is Location Fate?

    Distributional Aspects of Schooling
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2014
    Eric Hanushek

    Eric A. Hanushek analyzes the impact of human capital on economic outcomes, arguing that cognitive skills are a better measure of human capital than years of schooling. He focuses on urban schools...

  7. School Quality, School Choice, and Residential Mobility

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2014
    Eric Brunner

    Eric J. Brunner reviews two areas of research concerning the link between residential location and school quality: (1) the long-standing and growing literature on the effects of a residentially based...

  8. Not by the Hand of Horace Mann

    How the Quest for Land Value Created the American School System
    Ponencias
    Mayo 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...

  9. The Future Role of the Property Tax in the Funding of K12 Education in the United States

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2014

    This paper reviews the role of the property tax in funding K–12 education. At present, local and state governments each contribute a national average of 44 percent of the funds spent on public...

  10. Nontraditional Public School Funding Sources

    Trends, Issues, and Outlook
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2014
    Henry Coleman

    This paper by Henry A. Coleman examines a wide range of nontraditional revenue sources, including local-option personal income and general sales taxes, user charges and fees, gaming revenues, private...

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