2013 study from the University of Kansas on the law enforcement practices of “new economy” cities that promote “creative class” pursuits and cultural tourism.
2013 paper from Brown University on the origins, use and implications of funding infrastructure projects by securitizing projected increases in property tax receipts.
2013 study from the University of Pennsylvania that finds that, in general, over-pricing homes produces higher selling prices than under-pricing and hoping for a “bidding war.”
2013 study from New York University explaining precisely why the U.S. middle class fared so badly during the Great Recession and the persistent problems that stem from that period.
2013 report by the Census Bureau on the state of new construction in the U.S. housing market in 2012, includng single-family homes and multifamily units.
2013 study by Florida State University the effectiveness of a range of state incentive programs for the construction of energy-efficient builtings..
2013 report by Harvard University on the U.S. housing market, including demographic drivers, homeownership rates, rentals and continuing challenges.
2013 Georgetown study on the marginal benefits of having more homeowners in terms of civic participation, and cautioning against exaggerating the advantages.
2008 University of Pennsylvania study published in Real Estate Economics on the relationship between curbside tree plantings and property-value changes.