Revista Land LinesJulio 2009
A joint venture between the Lincoln Institute and the African Tax Institute has begun to research data on property taxes. This information is extremely difficult to obtain in many nations, yet it...
The Changing Landscape of Local Public RevenuesRevista Land LinesJulio 2009Gregory K. Ingram
John H. BowmanRevista Land LinesJulio 2009
Faculty Profile, John H. Bowman
Revista Land LinesJulio 2009Edited by Ann LeRoyer
This issue explores the American university’s evolved role as a driver of urban development; a joint venture between the Lincoln Institute and the African Tax Institute to shed light on African...
The Existence and Extent of Locally-Imposed Tax and Expenditure LimitsDocumentos de trabajoJunio 2009Leah Brooks and Justin Phillips
Though the social science literature has thoroughly dissected the extent, causes, and consequences of state-mandated tax and expenditure limits on cities, to date there has been no systematic...
A Work in ProgressPonenciasMayo 2009Bertrand Renaud, Joseph K. Eckert, and R. Jerome Anderson
Russia has attempted to develop property rights institutions to facilitate the development of private real estate markets since 1991. As of 2008 only one city (Veliky Novgorod) of 171 medium and...
PonenciasMayo 2009Abraham Bell
Ideally, government could recoup the benefits of land use planning and redistribute them to those who bear the costs. In this case takings compensation is justified. Given the reciprocal nature of...
PonenciasMayo 2009Dallas Burtraw and Richard Sweeney
Property rights approaches can be employed to achieve environmental conservation. Two specific topics are examined here: tradable emission permits and conservation easements. The implementation of...
Balancing Private Initiative and the Public InterestPonenciasMayo 2009
A commonly used property rights approach to conserving the environment is private conservation easements. Gerald Korngold discusses the benefits of this policy and proposes methods to mediate some of...
Theory, Evidence, and PracticeLibrosMayo 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...