Comunicados de prensaMayo 8, 2009
Entradas de blogMayo 2009
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 2009Klaus Deininger and Gershon Feder
One common objective of establishing secure private property rights in land, particularly in developing countries, is to reduce poverty. The World Bank and other international aid agencies have...
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...
Past, Present, and FuturePonenciasMayo 2009Dwight H. Perkins
In this paper, Dwight H. Perkins discusses how the development of Chinese real estate markets has generated tensions between different segments of the population and between the government and...
Area-Based Property Tax SystemsDocumentos de trabajoMayo 2009Katrina D. Connolly and Michael E. Bell
The area-based property tax has been gaining influence in developing and transitional countries around the world. This report first examines how the area-based tax is administered in thirty-eight...
Fair and Cost-Effective Relief for TaxpayersEnfoques en políticas de sueloMayo 2009
This report presents the rationale for providing property tax relief to those who have a high relative tax burden, compares the fairness of various criteria used by states for eligibility, and...