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Session 6: Sunday, June 3rd: 12:00 - 1:50pm
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The State of Connecticut passed legislation to allow LVT “pilot” implementation in selected cities. A powerful pushback from rentier interests have stalled the first proposed pilot; the Philadelphia-based Center for the Study of Economics is seeking cities with less powerful interests to allow the pilot to proceed. Panelists will speculate on how these lessons could inform a similar approach in Manhattan.


Joshua is an advocate for an innovative system of land taxation that encourages urban development and discourages urban disinvestment. He has worked with tax departments and elected officials in restructuring their taxation to a land value-based system and conducted over 50 land value impact... Read more
Ibrahima comes from Senegal and is Director of Education for the Henry George School of Social Science