EventosFebrero 22, 2019
This event offers current C. Lowell Harriss Fellows the opportunity to present and share their research with each other and Lincoln Institute staff.
EventosFebrero 1, 2018Moderator: Luis Quintanilla
Join the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in our fourth Municipal Fiscal Health webinar looking at how governments can improve their property tax systems by allowing taxpayers to pay on a monthly basis.
EventosNoviembre 21, 2017Moderator: Luis Quintanilla
Join the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in our third Municipal Fiscal Health webinar focused on the advantages and disadvantages of decentralizing the organization and collection of the Urban Property and Land Tax in Argentina.
EventosAbril 17, 2017Cosponsored with the Urban Institute
Cosponsored with the Urban Institute, this event will offer insights from two recent research projects funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation that explore the links between shocks to urban housing markets and central cities’ finances.
PonenciasNoviembre 2015Grant Driessen and Steven Sheffrin
For U.S. cities, the property tax is the single largest source of own-source revenue, but the extent to which different cities rely on property tax revenues varies significantly. Grant Driessen and...
In this paper, Joyce Y. Man examines the evolution of Chinese housing policies and the growth of the Chinese housing market since the reforms of 1998, when the Chinese government ended its...
Lessons from the Latin American Experience, 1960–2010PonenciasNoviembre 2015Eduardo Rojas
Access and opportunity are tied in many different ways to location. One’s neighborhood and neighbors can have dramatic effects on health and political, socioeconomic, and education opportunities and...
Distributional Aspects of SchoolingPonenciasMayo 2014Eric 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...
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...
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...