University of Michigan Gateway Ford School

Working Papers

The CLOSUP Working Paper Series is targeted toward academic audiences and informed policymakers and includes research papers that are complete and ready for public presentation. Any topic relevant to local, state, and/or urban policy issues is eligible for inclusion. Current papers in the series are presented below.

(*: indicates graduate* or undergraduate** student author)

Prospects for Expanding Regional Planning Efforts
Elisabeth R. Gerber, Carolyn G. Loh

Disposition of Publicly Owned Land in Cities: Learning from Cleveland and Detroit
Margaret Dewar

The Pursuit of Responsible Development: Addressing Anticipated Benefits and Unwanted Burdens through Community Benefit Agreements
Larissa Larsen

Assessing Changes in Neighborhoods Hosting the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Projects
Lan Deng

Are Big Cities Really Bad Places to Live? Improving Quality-of-Life Estimates across Cities
David Albouy

What Helps or Hinders Nonprofit Developers in Reusing Vacant, Abandoned, and Contaminated Property? Findings from Detroit and Cleveland
Margaret Dewar

The Effects on Cities of "Best Practice" in Tax Foreclosure: Evidence from Detroit and Flint
Margaret Dewar

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