Entradas de blogJulio 2008
Andrew ReschovskyRevista Land LinesJulio 2008
Faculty Profile of Andrew Reschovsky
A Framework for ReformDocumentos de trabajoJulio 2008Nathan B. Anderson and Therese McGuire
Illinois is one of 23 states that limit both local property tax rates and property tax revenues. Because of its importance to local government finance, reforms of the Illinois property tax system are...
Lessons from Thirty Years of ExperienceEnfoques en políticas de sueloJunio 2008Mark Haveman and Terri A. Sexton
During the 30 years since California adopted its groundbreaking tax limitation measure known as Proposition 13, pressure has persisted for states to adopt various forms of property tax relief. These...
Linking Policy Reform, Governance, and CapacityPonenciasMayo 2008Paul Smoke
Paul Smoke examines local revenue generation under fiscal decentralization in developing countries. He finds that local capacity for generating own-source funds is rare due to a lack of attention to...
PonenciasMayo 2008Daniel P. McMillen and Larry D. Singell Jr.
One of the most controversial issues related to U.S. fiscal federalism is the financing of local public schools through property taxation. In theory, the system follows the principle of matching...
PonenciasMayo 2008Shelby Gerking
Shelby Gerking analyzes the effect of state tax rates on the disposal of chlorinated solvent wastes in the United States. He finds that changes in the disposal costs of these chemicals as a result of...
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...