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2014-05-15 12:30:46

Publication of Education, Land, and Location Also Announced CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading scholars in housing, demographics, urban expansion, fiscal policy, and the environment will convene for Land and the City, the Lincoln Institute's 9th annual Land Policy Conference June 1-3, 2014 at The Charles Hotel in Cambridge. At the same time, the book based on last year's conference, Education, Land, and Location, edited by Gregory K. Ingram and Daphne...

2014-05-13 12:30:02

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fast-growing cities of the developing world would benefit from a major overhaul in governance structure, to improve the financing and delivery of essential services, according to a report published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Governing and Financing Cities in the Developing World, by Roy W. Bahl and Johannes F. Linn, examines more than 50 cities in the developing world in the midst of the rapid urbanization that has...

2014-05-02 08:29:47

Joint initiative launched by UN-HABITAT, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and NYU Stern Urbanization Project will include more cities CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlas of Urban Expansion, a critical online resource for data and images tracking global urbanization, will be updated and expanded in a new 2015 edition to reflect the scope of large and fast-growing metropolitan areas around the world. At the World Urban Forum in Medellin last month, leaders from...

2014-05-01 12:27:20

Struggling Cities Have Higher Rates But Lower Values CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy's 50 State Property Tax Comparison Study, produced in partnership with the Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence, is now available at the Significant Features of the Property Tax subcenter of the Lincoln Institute website. Based on 2013 data, the study analyzes effective property tax rates in each state's largest city, the District of Columbia,...

2014-04-25 08:23:10

Lessons from Sandy Outlines New Federal Framework for Disaster Recovery CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report released today by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy recommends a new federal framework for disaster recovery that will make coastal regions more resilient in the decades ahead, saving billions in the process. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140424/78258 Lessons from Sandy: Federal Policies to Build Climate-Resilient Coastal Regions, co-authored...

2014-02-25 12:24:21

Video, slideshows, interactive maps in Made for Walking on Inkling CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a continuing effort at the frontier of electronic publishing, the Lincoln Institute is now offering its bestselling title, Made for Walking: Density and Neighborhood Form, as an enhanced ebook on the Inkling platform. A sample chapter is available for free viewing here. Inkling is renowned for uniting the latest enhanced ebook technology with the most...

2014-01-22 12:21:08

Arrested Developments can be reworked - and prevented, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy researchers say CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vast acres of approved but empty or incomplete subdivisions have become a blight on the landscape across the Intermountain West, compromising quality of life, diminishing fiscal health, and distorting real estate markets, according to new research published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. (Photo:...


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