Fiscal Self-Sufficiency, Debt Limits, and Fiscal Sustainability in China’s Emerging Municipal Bond MarketDocumentos de TrabalhoJunho 2022Yu Shi , Qing Li , and Robert Bland
China’s municipal bond market suffers from a tension between centralized policymaking by the national government and the decentralized implementation of those policies by subnational...
2023 Fundamentals of Municipal Finance CredentialCursosMaio 8, 2023
The Lincoln Institute and the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy are offering a five-day online course on the fundamentals of municipal finance for urban planners and others, May 8–12, 2023.
Foundations of Local Government Finance in the United StatesEducação a DistânciaNovembro 9, 2022
This online, self-paced course provides an overview of how local governments in the U.S. raise and spend money for the public services and infrastructure that are foundational to a high quality of life.
China’s Shifting Demographic GeographyInsights from the 2020 CensusDocumentos de TrabalhoFevereiro 2023Douglas Webster, Jianming Cai, Larissa Muller, and Feifei Zhang
This monograph identifies key changes (trends, abrupt changes) in the 21st Century spatial distribution of the Chinese population, based primarily on absolute and relative changes between the 2010 (...
Rethinking the Property Tax-School Funding DilemmaNotas de Políticas PúblicasFevereiro 2023
This policy brief focuses on the roles of the local property tax and state aid in the funding of public education and analyzes their strengths and weaknesses. A key theme is the property tax–...
As Cities Consider Turning Offices into Apartments, Calgary Has Some AdviceRevista Land LinesFevereiro 2023By Jon Gorey, February 17, 2023
When an oil bust left too many commercial properties vacant in downtown Calgary, Alberta, the city found innovative ways to encourage adaptive reuse
Urban Planning and Land Value CaptureCase Study of Belo Horizonte, BrazilDocumentos de TrabalhoJaneiro 2023Maria Fernandes Caldas
This case study reflects on the history and implementation of land value capture policies in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte, especially the use of the Outorga Onerosa do Direito de Construir (...
Research on Land-Based Financing Approaches for Climate ActionSolicitação de PropostasFevereiro 2023
Case Studies on Land Value Capture Implementation in the U.S. and CanadaSolicitação de PropostasFevereiro 2023
Land Matters Podcast: Confronting Extreme Heat in Africa: A Conversation with the Mayor of Freetown, Sierra LeoneRevista Land LinesDezembro 2022By Anthony Flint, December 12, 2022
The mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Yvonne Aki-Sawyer, discusses appointing Africa’s first chief heat officer, fighting climate change with land use planning, and overhauling the property tax system to ensure fiscal sustinability.