Trends, Causes, and ConsequencesLivrosMaio 2009
Increased reliance on residential property to generate tax revenue and soaring property values in many parts of the country have placed pressure on local officials to respond to concerns about higher...
People and Nature in the 21st-Century CityLivrosOutubro 2006Edited by Rutherford H. Platt
Four-fifths of Americans now live in the nation’s sprawling metropolitan areas, and half of the world’s population is now classified as “urban.” As cities become the dominant...
Experiences in Developing and Transitional CountriesLivrosMarço 2008Edited by Roy Bahl, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez and Joan Youngman
This book analyzes the property tax in developing and transitional countries, addressing why it does not work well there and what can be done to make it a more relevant source of revenue for those...
LivrosMaio 2008Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong
The study of fiscal decentralization has important policy implications for urban growth management, environmental conservation, and property taxation. First, fiscal decentralization gives local...
LivrosJunho 2008Edited by Andreas Faludi
With the publication of European Spatial Research and Planning, the Lincoln Institute adds a third volume to its series of investigations of spatial planning, research, and policy in Europe, all of...
LivrosMaio 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...
LivrosMaio 2013Edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Karin L. Brandt
More than 50 percent of the global population resides in urban areas where land policy and infrastructure interactions facilitate economic opportunities, affect the quality of life, and influence...