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The Homevoter Hypothesis

How Home Values Influence Local Government Taxation, School Finance, and Land-Use Policies

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$36.00 • £31.95 • €32.95

ISBN 9780674015951

Publication Date: 02/15/2005

Academic Trade

344 pages

5-3/4 x 9 inches

2 line illustrations, 1 map, 1 table


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  • Preface
  • 1. An Asset-Market Approach to Local Government
  • 2. Local Government’s Corporate Form
  • 3. Capitalization, Zoning, and the Tiebout Hypothesis
  • 4. The Median Voter in Local Government Politics
  • 5. Serrano and the California Tax Revolt
  • 6. The Fruits of School-Finance Centralization
  • 7. The Race to the Top in Environmental Protection
  • 8. “Beggar Thy Neighbor” and Landfill Location
  • 9. How Homevoters Remade Metropolitan Areas
  • 10. Sprawl, Metropolitanism, and Local Control
  • 11. Reforming and Reaffirming Local Government
  • Case References
  • General References
  • Index

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