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  1. Podcast: Solutions in Slums

    Amid substandard living conditions, glimmers of hope
    Videos y multimedia
    Agosto 2019
    Episode 4 of the Land Matters podcast with Anthony Flint, Enrique Silva, and Theresa Williamson

    Slums have been a feature of cities for centuries, and accelerating global urbanization has led to an unprecedented number of people living in substandard conditions. Cities have responded with a...

  2. Global Urbanization

    Learning From China's Explosive Urban Growth
    Revista Land Lines
    Agosto 2019
    By Katharine Wroth, August 19, 2019

    Over the past four decades, more than 500 million people have moved from rural China to the nation’s cities, leading to rapid and often uncoordinated urbanization. A recent conference in...

  3. Economic Development

    Vermont Attempts a Kinder, Gentler TIF—But Will it Work?
    Revista Land Lines
    Agosto 2019
    By Will Jason, August 20, 2019

    Vermont has enacted some of the nation’s tightest restrictions on tax increment financing, a common economic development tool with a less-than-stellar track record. Can these guardrails make TIF work?

  4. Taxes and Economic Development

    An Update on the State of the Economics Literature
    Documentos de trabajo
    Agosto 2019
    Andrew Hanson

    There is a large literature examining the effect of taxes and tax concessions on local economic development, but the last comprehensive review of taxes and economic development was Wasylenko (1997),...

  5. Agentes económicos en el mercado del suelo urbano de Santiago de Chile, período 2010–2015

    Aportes a la discusión pública
    Documentos de trabajo
    Agosto 2019
    Pablo Wainer Infante, Ivo Gasic Klett, and Rodrigo Sánchez Leiva

    Se estudia la formación de reservas de suelo urbano por agentes de intermediación financiera, en especial compañías aseguradoras, y de qué forma dichos agentes econ...

  6. Property Tax

    Fifty-State Study Details Growing Tax Breaks for Longtime Homeowners
    Revista Land Lines
    Junio 2019
    By Will Jason, June 25, 2019 

    In states with property tax assessment limits, tax breaks for longtime homeowners are growing at the expense of new homeowners, a new study shows.

  7. 50-State Property Tax Comparison Study

    For Taxes Paid in 2018
    Otro
    Junio 2019
    Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence

    As the largest source of revenue raised by local governments, a well-functioning property tax system is critical for promoting municipal fiscal health. This report documents the wide range of...

  8. Podcast: Yes in My Backyard

    Videos y multimedia
    Junio 2019
    Episode 2 of the Land Matters podcast
    with Anthony Flint and Randy Shaw

    Those in the “Yes in My Backyard” or YIMBY movement have a simple goal: increase the supply of housing in cities across the US, and sky-high prices should come down. But they face a...

  9. Land Conversion and Misallocation Across Cities in China

    Documentos de trabajo
    Junio 2019
    Shihe Fu, Xiaocong Xu, and Junfu Zhang

    The Chinese government has been using quotas to control the amount of farmland that can be converted for urban uses in different cities every year. Using a sample of more than 1.5 million land-lease...

  10. A New Podcast

    Let's Talk TIF
    Revista Land Lines
    Mayo 2019
    By Anthony Flint, May 28, 2019

    Tax increment financing is one of the most widely used—and least understood—public finance mechanisms in the U.S. today. David Merriman, one of the foremost experts on TIF, talks about what communities and states can do to avoid the pitfalls.

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