Policy Unpacked

Policy unpacked #5 – Real estate and cities

Policy Unpacked logoFor decades local and regional government in the US has attempted to capture value created in the real estate market in order to fund vital urban infrastructure.  In an era of austerity, where resources for conventional public investment are perceived to be increasingly scarce, governments around the world are interested the potential for learning lessons and transferring successful policies or instruments.

In this podcast I discuss a range of issues around active government policy in the real estate markets with Graham Squires, Senior Lecturer in Planning and Real Estate at the University of Birmingham.  (Running time: 36′ 29″)

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