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The Lincoln Institute has expertise on a wide range of land policy and related topics. Please browse the list of experts below, and direct media inquiries to our media contact.

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Kristina McGeehan

Our Experts

George W. McCarthy

President and Chief Executive Officer

Expertise: housing, infrastructure, public finance, city and regional planning, urban development, global urbanization, regional governance

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Amy Cotter

Director of Climate Strategies

Expertise: city and regional planning, equity, gentrification, scenario planning, economic development, sustainability, climate change

Anthony Flint

Senior Fellow

Expertise: city and regional planning, equity, gentrification, affordable housing, economic development, infrastructure, sustainability, climate change

Adam H. Langley

Associate Director of Tax Policy

Expertise: property tax, business tax incentives, nonprofit tax exemption and payments in lieu of taxes, property tax relief for homeowners, public finance, revenue trends, fiscal data

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James N. Levitt

Director of the International Land Conservation Network

Expertise: land conservation, conservation finance, sustainability, climate change, land trusts, conservation easements

Zhi Liu

Senior Fellow and Director of the China Program

Expertise: infrastructure finance, municipal finance, urban development, housing policy, land policy in China

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Robert J. “R.J.” McGrail

Senior Research Fellow

Expertise: public finance, infrastructure, housing and economic development finance, community investment, urban development, equity, impact investing, governance, capital markets

Enrique Silva

Chief Program Officer

Expertise: city and regional planning, informal settlement (slums), land value capture, urban development in Latin America, urban governance

Joan Youngman

Senior Fellow and Chair, Department of Valuation and Taxation

Expertise: property tax, tax-increment financing, land value taxation, valuation, assessment, law, public finance

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John Farner

Executive Director, Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy

Expertise: water, land use, agriculture, sustainability, climate change