Successful Property Tax Reform: The Case of MassachusettsEducação a DistânciaJaneiro 26, 2022Faculty: Karl E. Case, Jane Malme, and Ronald Rakow
This course examines the deep problems of the Massachusetts property tax in the 1970s and the subsequent reforms that created one of the most functional and fair systems in the United States.
2023 Lincoln Institute Scholars ProgramOportunidades de BolsasJaneiro 2023
Peking University–Lincoln Institute Center Celebrates 15th AnniversaryRevista Land LinesNovembro 2022By Katharine Wroth, November 28, 2022
The Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy celebrated its 15th anniversary in November 2022. Leaders from both organizations gathered virtually and in person...
How State Aid and Local Property Taxes Can Together Fund Quality Education for All StudentsRevista Land LinesNovembro 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...
Mayor’s Desk: Cultivating Climate Resilience in Sierra LeoneRevista Land LinesNovembro 2022By Anthony Flint, November 10, 2022
Freetown, Sierra Leone, is one of seven cities around the world that have appointed chief heat officers as part of a global effort to invest in a climate-resilient future. Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr...
2023 C. Lowell Harriss Dissertation Fellowship ProgramGraduate Student FellowshipOportunidades de Bolsas para Estudantes GraduadosJaneiro 2023
The C. Lowell Harriss Dissertation Fellowship Program assists PhD students, primarily at U.S. universities, whose research complements the Lincoln Institute's interests in land and tax policy.
Property Tax Relief for HomeownersNotas de Políticas PúblicasMarço 2022
Property Tax Relief for Homeowners offers a guide to providing effective, targeted property tax relief without compromising municipal fiscal health or services.
New Book "Property Tax in Asia" Provides the First Comprehensive Analysis of the Property Tax Across the World’s Largest ContinentRevista Land LinesSetembro 2022By Will Jason, September 7, 2022
The property tax has great potential as a source of local government revenue in Asia, but its implementation has been uneven. The Lincoln Institute’s new book Property Tax in Asia: Policy and Practice provides the first comprehensive analysis of how this
Comparative Measures of Property Tax Equity in Suffolk County, MassachusettsDocumentos de TrabalhoAgosto 2022
A nationwide analysis of property tax assessments and sales data over a ten-year period, by Christopher Berry of the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, found pervasive...
Measures of Vertical Inequality in AssessmentsDocumentos de TrabalhoAgosto 2022Daniel P. McMillen and Ruchi Singh
Standard measures of vertical inequity suggest that assessments are regressive in the sense that high-priced properties are often assessed at lower rates than low-priced properties. Conventional...