A 2014 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences analyzing how five land-use scenarios affect future change in U.S. urban areas, forests, rangeland and more.
2013 study from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University examining rentals in the United States, including demographics, costs and public-policy challenges.
2014 selection of studies and papers on the relationship between crime and properties values. Includes research on the United States and internationally.
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..