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Fiscally Standardized Cities

Our custom database monitors municipal fiscal health and allows apples-to-apples budget comparisons - now updated to 150 citiesMore >>

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Dealing with Disaster

Dealing with Disaster

Report shows how metropolitan regions can rebuild for resilience after earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, or terrorists attacksMore >>

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A Good Tax

A Good Tax

Often under fire, the property tax is a fair and efficient way to fund services and schools, writes senior fellow Joan YoungmanMore >>

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Making Land Legible

Making Land Legible

The multipurpose cadastre is emerging as a powerful tool a to promote fiscal stability and guide urban planning initiativesMore >>

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After Quito: Implementing the New Urban Agenda

09.06.2016

Representatives from nearly 200 nations, as well as an array of non-governmental organizations and foundations including the Lincoln Institute, are gearing up for Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador next month. Important steps will be taken there, including the adoption of the New Urban Agenda, a global framework for urbanization for the next 20 years. Yet the real test will come after everybody packs up and goes home from the nearly two-mile high Ecuadorean capital. So writes Lincoln Institute president George W. "Mac" McCarthy in Devex, the media platform for the global development community. And a key factor in the implementation of the New Urban Agenda will be monitoring -- to make sure cities are on the right track. Full Story

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