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...
Setting the Stage for RevivalResúmenes de políticas públicasNoviembre 2018
Often overlooked, middle neighborhoods matter—both to the people who live in them and to their cities and regions—and solutions demand engagement not only from the neighborhood itself but also from the city, region, and state.
Aspiration or Reality?Documentos de trabajoSeptiembre 2018Tracy Gordon
Cities are where people come together to work, live, and thrive. Cities also face a host of fiscal challenges, many of which were laid bare in the Great Recession. Given these challenges,...
Documentos de trabajoJunio 2018Aaron Twait
Commercial properties have considerably different amounts of personal property as part of their total parcel value, depending on the nature of the business situated on the parcel. Given the...
Implications for Property Taxation in PeruDocumentos de trabajoFebrero 2018Zackary Hawley, Juan José Miranda, and W. Charles Sawyer
This paper examines land values and the associated property tax implications of formal property rights, informal property rights, and squatting. Using data from the Peruvian Living Standards...
Evidences from São PauloDocumentos de trabajoFebrero 2018Ciro Biderman and Yuri Camara Batista
This paper uses an unusual opportunity to estimate the capitalization of the property tax on property value. In 2002 the city of São Paulo changed the property tax structure moving from...
Documentos de trabajoEnero 2018
View a recording of a webinar based on this paper held on February 1, 2018. For roughly half of U.S. homeowners, the property tax is unlike practically any other bill or tax because it is paid in...