LibrosMayo 2008Edited 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...
International PerspectivesLibrosAbril 2008Edited by Gary C. Cornia and Jim Riddell
Based on the proceedings of a 2006 conference cohosted by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the International Center for Land Policy Studies and Training (ICLPST) in Taiwan, this book offers...
Experiences in Developing and Transitional CountriesLibrosMarzo 2008Edited by Roy Bahl, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Joan Youngman
This book analyzes the property tax in developing and transitional countries, addressing why it does not work well there and what can be done to make it a more relevant source of revenue for those...
Theory and EmpiricsDocumentos de trabajoDiciembre 2008Richard W. England and Ju-Chin Huang
In this paper, we first theorize about the size of a house constructed on a residential lot, measured by height and footprint area. We hypothesize that the property tax rate will have a negative...
Evaluating Assessment LimitsRevista Land LinesOctubre 2008Gregory K. Ingram
Places of Change and ContradictionRevista Land LinesOctubre 2008Christine Saum
When the 2007–2008 class of Loeb Fellows from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design met for the first time in May 2007 to discuss options for the study trip that would conclude a year at...
Revista Land LinesOctubre 2008Jane Malme and Joan Youngman
The development of new land and tax systems in several countries in political and economic transition reflects a unique array of historical, social, political, and economic circumstances.
Revista Land LinesOctubre 2008Edited by Ann LeRoyer
This issue features an overview of revitalization efforts and needs in Beijing and Shanghai; value-based property taxation methods of Central and Eastern Europe; and how Panama City's historic...
Changes in Land Use and the Real Estate Market in the Area of Influence of the New International Airport of Quito, EcuadorDocumentos de trabajoOctubre 2008Andrea Carrión
This study analyzes development policies in suburban areas of the city of Quito and the effects of these policies on land use and the real estate market during the period from 1997 to 2007, with...
Documentos de trabajoSeptiembre 2008Yan Song and Yves Zenou
This article attempts a formal analysis of the connection between the differentiated property tax within urban areas and urban sprawl in U.S. cities. We first develop a theoretical model in which the...