The Centralization and Decentralization of Government and Taxes
Publication Date: May 1997
Publisher(s): Furman Center for Real Estate
Author(s): Dick Netzer
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Regional Policy
Can today’s policy makers and researchers effectively draw on the ideas of 19th-century philosopher Henry George to help solve 21st-century problems? This compendium presents eight essays by scholars who demonstrate that many of George’s ideas about land use and taxation remain valuable today. Policy makers still face Henry George’s fundamental challenge—to balance private property rights and public interests in land.