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  1. How Alternative Revenue Structures Are Changing Local Government

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2010
    Tracy M. Gordon and Kim Rueben

    In this paper, Tracy M. Gordon and Kim Rueben note that the revenue mix for local government changes frequently in response to economic shocks, policy shifts, and technological advances in tax...

  2. Property Rights and Real Estate Privatization in Russia

    A Work in Progress
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2009
    Bertrand Renaud, Joseph K. Eckert, and R. Jerome Anderson

    Russia has attempted to develop property rights institutions to facilitate the development of private real estate markets since 1991. As of 2008 only one city (Veliky Novgorod) of 171 medium and...

  3. Should Decreases in Property Value Caused by Regulations Be Compensated?

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2009
    Abraham Bell

    Ideally, government could recoup the benefits of land use planning and redistribute them to those who bear the costs. In this case takings compensation is justified. Given the reciprocal nature of...

  4. Property Rights Created Under a Federalist Approach to Tradable Emissions Policy

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2009
    Dallas Burtraw and Richard Sweeney

    Property rights approaches can be employed to achieve environmental conservation. Two specific topics are examined here: tradable emission permits and conservation easements. The implementation of...

  5. Private Conservation Easements

    Balancing Private Initiative and the Public Interest
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2009

    A commonly used property rights approach to conserving the environment is private conservation easements. Gerald Korngold discusses the benefits of this policy and proposes methods to mediate some of...

  6. China’s Land System

    Past, Present, and Future
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2009
    Dwight H. Perkins

    In this paper, Dwight H. Perkins discusses how the development of Chinese real estate markets has generated tensions between different segments of the population and between the government and...

  7. Local Revenues Under Fiscal Decentralization in Developing Countries

    Linking Policy Reform, Governance, and Capacity
    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Paul Smoke

    Paul Smoke examines local revenue generation under fiscal decentralization in developing countries. He finds that local capacity for generating own-source funds is rare due to a lack of attention to...

  8. School Finance Reforms and Property Tax Limitation Measures

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Daniel P. McMillen and Larry D. Singell Jr.

    One of the most controversial issues related to U.S. fiscal federalism is the financing of local public schools through property taxation. In theory, the system follows the principle of matching...

  9. Decentralization and Environmental Decision Making

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Shelby Gerking

    Shelby Gerking analyzes the effect of state tax rates on the disposal of chlorinated solvent wastes in the United States. He finds that changes in the disposal costs of these chemicals as a result of...

  10. A Cross-Country Comparison of Decentralization and Environmental Protection

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2008
    Hilary Sigman

    Hilary Sigman presents a cross-country analysis of the relationships between decentralization and environmental quality. She employs four measures in her study: (1) access to improved sanitation; (2...

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