Videos y multimediaMayo 2019
Tax increment financing is one of the most widely used – and least understood – public finance mechanisms in the U.S. today. David Merriman, author of the report Improving TIF for...
Videos y multimediaMayo 2018
On October 14, 2017, the Lincoln Institute marked the 10th anniversary of the Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy in Beijing.
Videos y multimediaOctubre 2017
The Place Database is a map of the United States which uses the PolicyMap platform to visualize the latest available data for dozens of indicators—ranging from housing affordability, to brownfield sites, to federal government spending.
Videos y multimediaJulio 2017
Co-produced by the Ministry of Cities, Brazil and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
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...
The Shape and Impacts of the U.S. Mortgage CrisisPonenciasNoviembre 2015Dan Immergluck
This paper explores the root cause of municipal fiscal stress and documents the effects of foreclosures in the United States. The author, Dan Immergluck, examines the household- and neighborhood-...
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...