PonenciasMayo 2008Hilary Sigman
Hilary Sigman presents a cross-country analysis of the relationships between decentralization and environmental quality. She employs four measures in her study: (1) access to improved sanitation; (2...
PonenciasMayo 2008Sally Wallace
Similar to the decentralization of environmental policy, scholars and analysts also express concerns about the welfare effects of interjurisdictional competition on economic development under U.S....
PonenciasMayo 2008Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Cristian Sepulveda
A major challenge of fiscal decentralization is its effects on income distribution. Theoretical discussions have questioned whether decentralization increases regional disparities when subnational...
PonenciasMayo 2008Thomas J. Nechyba
The traditional public school finance system under U.S. fiscal federalism has generated concern that the use of housing markets to ration resources and students to public schools may increase income...
Decentralizing Local Government PrivatelyPonenciasMayo 2008Robert H. Nelson
In this paper, Robert H. Nelson describes an important change in local governance structure under the U.S. federal system. There has been a rapid increase in the number of residence-based, voluntary...
A Tournament ApproachPonenciasMayo 2008Clifford F. Zinnes
Interjurisdictional competition under fiscal decentralization may give local governments the incentive to lower their environmental policy standards or grant businesses with lucrative tax exemptions...
Evidence From the Market for Second HomesDocumentos de trabajoMayo 2008Erik Johnson and Randall Walsh
While there exists a large empirical literature on the capitalization of property taxes into home prices, very little work has been done to identify the effect of differences in property taxes on...
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Appreciating the Property TaxRevista Land LinesAbril 2008Gregory K. Ingram
The property tax has been subject to much popular criticism and political pressure in recent decades. Several states have implemented, or are considering, a variety of caps and limits on property...
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