An Update on the State of the Economics LiteratureDocumentos de trabajoAgosto 2019Andrew 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),...
Lincoln Institute Scholars ProgramOportunidades de becasJulio 2019
The Department of Valuation and Taxation hosts a program for junior scholars in which recent Ph.D.'s specializing in public finance or urban economics have an opportunity to work with senior economists.
Documentos de trabajoAbril 2019Moses Gates
This working paper sets forth the recent history and current structure of New York City’s residential property tax system, as well as large-scale inequities, possible points of needed reform,...
Documentos de trabajoAbril 2019Olga Lucía Zapata Cortés and Marco Fidel Agudelo Cano
Entre 2011 y 2015 se protestó en Colombia a causa del incremento del impuesto predial, el cobro de la contribución por valorización para la financiación de obras pú...
Evidence from MarylandDocumentos de trabajoMarzo 2019Andrew T. Hayashi
Property taxes are often credited for stabilizing local government revenues during contractions, but this revenue stabilization can have destabilizing effects on households. In this paper I explore...
Designing Land Value Capture Tools in the Context of Complex Tenurial and Deficient Land Use Regulatory Regimes in Accra, GhanaDocumentos de trabajoMarzo 2019Samuel Banleman Biitir
Rapid urbanization has increased the demand for urban infrastructure services. Municipalities have attempted to finance infrastructure services with value capture instruments. The paper highlights...
Oportunidades de becasMarzo 2019
Named in honor of David C. Lincoln, founding chairman of the Lincoln Institute, this fellowship program was established in 1999 to develop academic and professional interest in land value taxation through support for major research projects.
An Empirical Analysis of the Incentives from Informal Settlements’ Upgrading Programs on Urban InformalityDocumentos de trabajoMarzo 2019Cynthia Goytia and Guadalupe Dorna
This paper has two different aims. First, we investigate the effects of informal settlements upgrading programs through a systematic review synthesizing the information provided by evaluations of...
Documentos de trabajoEnero 2019Andrew Reschovsky
Statistics on the share of total government tax revenue raised by local governments provide an incomplete picture of local government taxing power. If higher level governments define the local tax...
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...