Resúmenes de políticas públicasFebrero 2019David Merriman
Tax increment financing (TIF) is a popular economic development tool across the United States, but it often falls short of its promise to revitalize struggling neighborhoods. In this four-page Policy...
Setting the Stage for RevivalResúmenes de políticas públicasNoviembre 2018
Often overlooked, middle neighborhoods matter—both to the people who live in them and to their cities and regions—and solutions demand engagement not only from the neighborhood itself but also from the city, region, and state.
Resúmenes de políticas públicasSeptiembre 2017Andrew Reschovsky, Research Fellow, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison
This Policy Brief examines the property tax as a critical source of revenue for public schools in the United States. It demonstrates the high proportion of public education funding provided by the...
Conferencias LincolnFebrero 10, 2017David Rosen, Nora Lake-Brown, and Bryan Glascock
David Rosen, Nora Lake-Brown, and Bryan Glascock discuss how public investments and government actions increase the value of land, and how that value can be harnessed for public benefit.
Conferencias LincolnDiciembre 1, 2016Speakers: Teresa Lynch and Chris Reed
Teresa Lynch and Chris Reed will discuss the practical challenges created by existing land utilization regimes, and ways to transform vacant and underutilized land into an asset that can support economic growth, social equity, and environmental health.
Resúmenes de políticas públicasNoviembre 2016
This policy brief covers key issues surrounding the use of nonprofit payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTs): payments made voluntarily by tax-exempt nonprofits as a substitute for property taxes. It...
Conferencias LincolnAgosto 26, 2016Speakers: Robin Hacke, David Wood, Christopher Goett
Robin Hacke will introduce the framework of “capital absorption” and describe how it has been applied in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Denver to assess and improve community investment systems.
Conferencias LincolnEnero 28, 2016Speaker: Greg LeRoy
Join Greg LeRoy for a brief presentation on the Subsidy Tracker from Good Jobs First, followed by a conversation with Lincoln Institute President George W. "Mac" McCarthy.
Conferencias LincolnJunio 16, 2015Speaker: Edward T. O'Donnell
This topic has major relevance for contemporary U.S. society as it confronts questions about poverty, inequality, and corporate power, in what some have taken to calling a Second Gilded Age.