The Old, the New, and the FutureArtigos de ConferênciasMaio 2010J. Edwin Benton
This paper by J. Edwin Benton examines the response of diverse local fiscal structures in the U.S to economic stress with the aim to determine whether small and large municipalities across regions...
The Link Between Intergovernmental Transfers and Net WorthArtigos de ConferênciasMaio 2008Luiz de Mello
In this paper, Luiz de Mello, using panel-based aggregate local government data from 13 OECD countries, examines the causal relationship between intergovernmental transfers and subnational...
Artigos de ConferênciasMaio 2009Keri-Nicole Dillman and Lynn M. Fisher
Increasingly, states are employing a property rights approach to confront exclusionary zoning at the local level. This approach relies on providing private developers with a density bonus or other...
Do Decentralized Operations Work Better?Artigos de ConferênciasMaio 2008Ehtisham Ahmad, Giorgio Brosio, and Vito Tanzi
The authors survey the related literature of decentralization experiences in selected OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation...
Artigos de ConferênciasMaio 2010Gregory S. Burge
In this paper, Gregory S. Burge examines user fees and charges and their direct and indirect fiscal impacts. Among such levies, development impact fees have become most popular in U.S. cities. These...
Artigos de ConferênciasMaio 2011Elisabeth M. Hamin
Another land use planning issue related to climate policy is the potential tradeoffs in land use between adaptation and mitigation. Whereas typical mitigation measures, such as compact city structure...
Artigos de ConferênciasMaio 2010Ron Cheung
The primary objective of homeowners associations (HOAs) is to provide their members with services that supplement the municipal provision. Access to HOA services is restricted to members only. In...
Artigos de ConferênciasNovembro 2015
Using data from the Fiscally Standardized Cities (FiSC) database, Langley documents the impact of the Great Recession on major revenue sources for local governments across the United States.
Evidence from Residential Street PavementDocumentos de TrabalhoAbril 2015Marco González-Navarro and Climent Quintana-Domeque
Does property tax compliance improve when the supply of local public goods expands? This paper uses administrative property tax records and information on the rollout of first-time asphalting of...
Documentos de TrabalhoAgosto 2014
The 2007-2009 recession had a large and long-lasting impact on local government finances in the United States. This paper describes these impacts using existing research and a variety of data sources...