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How local can government go? : lessons from fiscal decentralization in Uganda
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999)
Revenue collection in the Kibaale District in Uganda, specifically the graduated tax, has improved at the sub-county level of local government under Uganda's ambitious decentralization process. Improved collection is ...
After retreat : buyout programs and local planning goals after Hurricane Sandy
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
State run home buyout programs are becoming increasingly popular as a means to mitigate flood damage to homes within floodplains. However, there are many local benefits associated with buyout programs, including the removal ...
Area classification and types of movers in the Boston SMSA; the use of an information system for the analysis of areas and movers.
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1968)
Against all odds--successful cases of collective use of tractors in rural Ceará, Brazil
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996)
Implications of residential redevelopment Staniford-Chardon area, Boston
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960)
Notes towards a place based approach for the development of Southern Mexico
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
The spatial structure of development is of both of theoretical and policy relevance given the feedback or network effects that material wealth or income inequality may have between neighboring spatial units. In order to ...
Promoting alternative dispute resolution in the Massachusetts Land Court : current perceptions and use
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
The Massachusetts Land Court is overburdened. More than 15,000 new cases are filed each year, with the even more cases carried over from previous years. Each emotionally taxing case can cost litigants between $50,000- ...
Density and diversity : evaluating one CDFI's place-based revitalization strategy in Detroit's underwater market
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
This client-based thesis provides a review of three Detroit-based loan funds with the aim of understanding what developers have been able to access financing for multifamily and mixed-use developments in select neighborhoods. ...