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  1. Reinventing Development Regulations

    Outubro 2017
    Jonathan Barnett and Brian W. Blaesser

    Development regulations determine the urban form of our cities, suburbs, and towns, and have a huge impact on the natural environment, influencing how, when, and where real estate development occurs...

  2. Property Tax in Africa

    Status, Challenges, and Prospects
    Junho 2017

    This book—the first comprehensive study of the property tax in Africa—provides an overview of the property tax systems of 29 African countries, mapping out the most salient features of...

  3. A Good Tax

    Legal and Policy Issues for the Property Tax in the United States
    Março 2016

    The property tax has great strengths, particularly as an independent source of nearly half of all general revenue for local governments. However, it is undermined by inaccurate valuations,...

  4. Land and the City

    Janeiro 2016
    Edited by George W. McCarthy, Gregory K. Ingram, and Samuel A. Moody

    This book from the Lincoln Institute's 2014 Land Policy Conference examines issues of land use policies and their impact on sustainable urbanization. By 1960, one-third of the world’s...

  5. Zoning Rules!

    The Economics of Land Use Regulation
    Julho 2015

    Zoning has for a century enabled cities to chart their own course. It is a useful and popular institution, enabling homeowners to protect their main investment and provide safe neighborhoods. As home...

  6. Use-Value Assessment of Rural Land in the United States

    Junho 2014

    State and local governments in this country have adopted a number of policies to regulate the conversion of rural land to developed uses. One of the most significant and least understood is...

  7. Education, Land, and Location

    Maio 2014
    Edited 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...

  8. Instrumentos notables de políticas de suelo en América Latina

    Abril 2014

    Instrumentos notables de políticas de suelo en América Latina (Notable Instruments of Land Policy in Latin America) presents abbreviated versions of 21 studies that were presented in...

  9. Infrastructure and Land Policies

    Maio 2013
    Edited 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...

  10. Financing Metropolitan Governments in Developing Countries

    Abril 2013
    Edited by Roy W. Bahl, Johannes F. Linn, and Deborah L. Wetzel

    The economic activity that drives growth in developing countries is heavily concentrated in cities. Catchphrases such as “metropolitan areas are the engines that pull the national economy...


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