The Lincoln Institute's C. Lowell Harriss Dissertation Fellowship Program assists Ph.D. students, primarily at U.S. universities, whose research complements the Institute's interests in land and tax...
The Case of CaliforniaWorking PapersAugust 1999Jeffrey I. Chapman
This working paper defines and extends the concepts of local government autonomy and local government fiscal autonomy, examining them as potential necessary conditions for a Tiebout equilibrium. It...
EventsMay 18, 2020Moderator: Daphne Kenyon
Speakers: Julie Underwood, Laura Ullrich, Lynn Moak
This webinar series explores the experience of three states that have enacted various types of property tax limitations and the efforts taken to ensure continued adequate funding for public education.
Press ReleasesDecember 18, 2014
For Immediate ReleaseContact: Anthony Flint 617-503-2116 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (December 18, 2014) – Recognizing the central role of the property tax in the funding of K-12 education, the Lincoln...
Land Lines MagazineNovember 2022By Allison Ehrich Bernstein, November 15, 2022
Local property taxes and state aid each have flaws, but a thoughtful combination of these two revenue sources is the most effective recipe for funding a high-quality K–12 education for all...
Press ReleasesApril 9, 2010
Blog PostsSeptember 2015
The Persistence of LocalismConference PapersNovember 2011
This paper, by William A. Fischel, examines three broad themes in the evolution of zoning. The first theme is the persistence of localism in zoning despite numerous top down attempts to reform zoning...
BooksMay 2014Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Daphne A. Kenyon
Because most children throughout the world attend elementary and secondary schools near their homes, where they live usually determines where they go to school. In the United States, the relationship...
Property Tax and the Financing of K–12 Education—A Special Issue of Education Finance and PolicyLand Lines MagazineFebruary 2015
In the aftermath of the Great Recession, the financing of U.S. public elementary and secondary education has become particularly challenging, given the close link between school finance and property...