NYC
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
1.123
Timeslot: 
Session 6: Sunday, June 3rd: 12:00 - 1:50pm
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Description/Abstract of your Event: 

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.

Participants

Ibrahima comes from Senegal and is Director of Education for the Henry George School of Social Science

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...

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Marty is a license Professional Civil and Environmental Engineer in Louisiana and New York, a certified hazardous materials manager, certified Passive House designer, and task group lead in the development of an ASTM standard practice on infrastructure management. He is currently employed with...

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