Conference Agenda

14-11: Leveraging Land: Land-Based Finance
Friday, 24/Mar/2017:
11:00am - 12:30pm

Location: MC C2-135

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ID: 984 / 14-11: 1
MasterClass - learning day events

Leveraging Land: Land-based Finance for Local Governments

Lawrence Walters1, Liz Paterson2, Jean duPlessis2, Rebecca Ochong2

1Brigham Young University, United States of America; 2UN-Habitat

Dr. Walters is an Emeritus Professor of Public Management at the Romney Institute of Public Management, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA. He continues to teach courses on land and real estate taxation at the International Institute of Urban Management (IHS), Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands. His research has received national awards for excellence. He has served as an advisor to a number of governments at all levels. He recently completed a co-edited volume on property tax policy and administration and a UN-Habitat property tax policy guide for developing countries. His most recent work is focused on developing land-based financing tools and training materials for developing countries. Dr. Walters received his PhD from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.