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  1. Financing Metropolitan Governments in Developing Countries

    Libros
    Abril 2013
    Edited by Roy W. Bahl, Johannes F. Linn, and Deborah L. Wetzel

    The economic activity that drives growth in developing countries is heavily concentrated in cities. Catchphrases such as “metropolitan areas are the engines that pull the national economy...

  2. Value Capture and Land Policies

    Libros
    Mayo 2012
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong

    Attention to value capture as a source of public revenue has been increasing in the United States and internationally as some governments experience declines in revenue from traditional sources and...

  3. A Tale of Two Taxes

    Property Tax Reform in Ontario
    Libros
    Febrero 2012
    Richard M. Bird, Enid Slack, and Almos Tassonyi

    The Canadian province of Ontario has found it difficult to get the property tax “right.” One reason is that its property tax is not one tax, but two: a tax on residential property and a...

  4. China’s Local Public Finance in Transition

    Libros
    Noviembre 2010

    China’s economy has developed rapidly following the 1978 implementation of economic reforms that facilitated investment, expanded trade, and introduced market mechanisms and practices. However...

  5. Municipal Revenues and Land Policies

    Libros
    Mayo 2010
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong

    Based on the proceedings of Lincoln Institute of Land Policy’s fourth annual cross-disciplinary land policy conference, this volume collects scholarly work by a wide range of experts in land...

  6. The Property Tax and Local Autonomy

    Libros
    Marzo 2010

    The property tax has been the primary source of revenue for local governments since the beginning of the republic. Conventional wisdom holds that the property tax is essential to local autonomy...

  7. Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on the Property Tax

    Libros
    Enero 2010
    Edited by Roy Bahl, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Joan Youngman

    The property tax has many fans among academics, particularly economists, who view the property tax as an appropriate and feasible source of local revenue. But the future role of the property tax in...

  8. Land Value Taxation

    Theory, Evidence, and Practice
    Libros
    Mayo 2009

    In his 1879 classic, Progress and Poverty, Henry George proposed a tax on land values to reduce social inequality, discourage real estate speculation, and promote economic development. As an...

  9. Erosion of the Property Tax Base

    Trends, Causes, and Consequences
    Libros
    Mayo 2009
    Edited by Nancy Y. Augustine, Michael E. Bell, David Brunori, and Joan M. Youngman

    Increased reliance on residential property to generate tax revenue and soaring property values in many parts of the country have placed pressure on local officials to respond to concerns about higher...

  10. Fiscal Decentralization and Land Policies

    Libros
    Mayo 2008
    Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong

    The study of fiscal decentralization has important policy implications for urban growth management, environmental conservation, and property taxation. First, fiscal decentralization gives local...

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