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  1. Leasing Public Land

    Policy Debates and International Experiences
    Abril 2003
    Edited by Steven C. Bourassa and Yu-Hung Hong

    Leasing public land has been advocated as a viable land tenure option for former socialist countries and other transitional economies. However, the debate about land tenure has been influenced more...

  2. Alternatives to Sprawl

    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Dezembro 1995
    Dwight Young

    Sprawl is not a recent phenomenon. There is general agreement that it began in the construction boom of the post-World War II years and really came into its own with the initiation of the Interstate...

  3. Local Service Provision in Selected OECD Countries

    Do Decentralized Operations Work Better?
    Artigos de Conferências
    Maio 2008
    Ehtisham Ahmad, Giorgio Brosio, and Vito Tanzi

    The authors survey the related literature of decentralization experiences in selected OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation...

  4. Political Structure and Exclusionary Zoning

    Are Small Suburbs the Big Problem?
    Artigos de Conferências
    Maio 2008

    In this paper, William A. Fischel argues that metropolitan areas with more fragmented and decentralized government structures are more likely to have a lower elasticity of housing supply than those...

  5. Detroit and the Property Tax

    Strategies to Improve Equity and Enhance Revenue
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Novembro 2015
    Gary Sands and Mark Skidmore

    This report outlines the problems underlying the erosion of Detroit's property tax base—a factor that contributed to the city's bankruptcy in 2013. It offers recommendations for reform...

  6. Decentralization and Environmental Decision Making

    Artigos de Conferências
    Maio 2008
    Shelby Gerking

    Shelby Gerking analyzes the effect of state tax rates on the disposal of chlorinated solvent wastes in the United States. He finds that changes in the disposal costs of these chemicals as a result of...

  7. An Evaluation of China’s Land Policy and Urban Housing Markets

    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015

    In this paper, Joyce Y. Man examines the evolution of Chinese housing policies and the growth of the Chinese housing market since the reforms of 1998, when the Chinese government ended its...

  8. Land Value Taxation as a Method of Financing Municipal Expenditures in U.S. Cities

    Artigos de Conferências
    Maio 2007

    To what extent could local governments employ land and property taxation to recoup a portion of these land values for financing local services and infrastructure? Richard W. England tackles this...

  9. Mobilizing Land Value Increments to Provide Serviced Land for the Poor

    Revista Land Lines
    Julho 1999
    Martim O. Smolka and Alfonso Iracheta Cenecorta

    The lack of affordable serviced land for the urban poor is one of the most important issues on the Latin American land policy agenda.1 This shortage of serviced land and the subsequent illegal...

  10. Land as a Strategic Factor for Urban Development in the State of Mexico

    Revista Land Lines
    Setembro 1997
    Fernando Rojas and Alfonso Iracheta

    Mexico is beginning to create an enabling environment to use land value increments for development purposes. Recent constitutional and legal reforms have authorized the clarification of land titling...


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