Educación a distanciaMarzo 18, 2017
El curso busca presentar los conceptos básicos y el modelo de catastro necesario para una mejor gestión urbana en las ciudades.
Vulnerability, Impacts, and AdaptationsPonenciasNoviembre 2015William Solecki
William Solecki examines the challenge climate change creates for city planning complicated by the fact that barring serious intervention, some urban land may eventually be underwater. Climate change...
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...
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...
Lessons from an Urban MegaprojectPonenciasMayo 2013Louise Nelson Dyble
In this paper, Louise Nelson Dyble examines the history of political leadership throughout the Chicago Skyway’s development as a public project and assesses the lessons from its eventual...
PonenciasAbril 2013Paul Smoke
In this paper, Paul Smoke points out that an important yet neglected issue in the study of urban public finance in developing countries is how urban and metropolitan governments are situated in the...
The Case of MumbaiPonenciasAbril 2013Abhay Pethe
In an attempt to understand public finance in metropolitan regions, this paper by Abhay Pethe presents an analysis of the issues faced by one of the most important urban agglomerations in India: the...
35 Years of Expansion and RestrictionPonenciasMayo 2012Dean J. Misczynski
The use of special assessments in California is one of the longest value capture experiences in the United States. In this paper Dean J. Misczynski describes this instrument and related financing...
New Town Co-Development Models and Land Market Updates in Tokyo and Hong KongPonenciasMayo 2012Jin Murakami
Transit value capture is another common project-based approach for capturing land value increases generated by public investment. Jin Murakami examines this technique, which is used by major railway...