Leah Brooks

George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration

Assistant Professor of Economics

805 21st Street, NW

Suite 601

Washington, DC 20052

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Infrastructure Costs

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 05 Aug 2019
Leah Brooks and Zachary D. Liscow
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration and Yale University - Law School
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infrastructure, highways, public participation, environmental review

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Vestiges of Transit: Urban Persistence at a Micro Sale

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 17 Apr 2016
Leah Brooks and Byron F. Lutz
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration and Federal Reserve Board - Research Division
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The Local Impact of Containerization

FEDS Working Paper No. 2018-045
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, University of Toronto and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Containerization, Globalization, Local economic activity

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Spending within Limits: Evidence from Municipal Fiscal Restraints

FEDS Working Paper No. 2012-52
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Dec 2012
Leah Brooks, Yosh Halberstam and Justin Phillips
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, University of Toronto and Columbia University - Department of Political Science
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Tax and expenditure limits, cities

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From Today's City to Tomorrow's City: An Empirical Investigation of Urban Land Assembly

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Apr 2016
Leah Brooks and Byron F. Lutz
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration and Federal Reserve Board - Research Division
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Spending within Limits: Evidence from Municipal Fiscal Restraints

National Tax Journal, Vol. 69, No. 2, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Apr 2016
Leah Brooks, Yosh Halberstam and Justin Phillips
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, University of Toronto and Columbia University - Department of Political Science
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tax and expenditure limits, municipal government, representative government, constitutional rules

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The Cabals of a Few or the Confusion of a Multitude: The Institutional Trade-Off Between Representation and Governance

Economic Policy, American Economic Journal, Vol. 3, 1-24, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Apr 2016
Leah Brooks, Justin Phillips and Maxim Sinitsyn
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, Columbia University - Department of Political Science and University of California
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Does a Rising Tide Compensate for the Secession of the Successful? Illustrating the Effects of Business Improvement Districts on Municipal Coffers

The Changing Landscape of Local Public Revenues, Cambridge: Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, 2010
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Apr 2016
Leah Brooks and Rachel Meltzer
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration and The New School - Robert J. Milano Graduate School of Management & Urban Policy
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An Institutional Explanation for the Stickiness of Federal Grants

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Vol. 26, No. 1, 263-264, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Apr 2016
Leah Brooks and Justin Phillips
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration and Columbia University - Department of Political Science
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Does Spatial Variation in Heterogeneity Matter? Assessing the Adoption Patterns of Business Improvement Districts

Review of Policy Research, The Policy Studies Organization, Vol. 23, No. 6, 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Leah Brooks
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration
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The Micro-Empirics of Collective Action: The Case of Business Improvement Districts

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 95, 2011
Posted: 10 Aug 2017
Leah Brooks and William C. Strange
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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Local Government; Private Government; Collective Action

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Unveiling Hidden Districts: Assessing the Adoption Patterns of Business Improvement Districts in California

National Tax Journal, Vol. LX, No. 1, 2007
Posted: 17 Apr 2016
Leah Brooks
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration

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Where Does the Bucket Leak? Sending Money to the Poor Via the Community Development Block Grant Program

Housing Policy Debate, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Vol. 24, No. 1, 119-171, 2014
Posted: 17 Apr 2016
Leah Brooks and Maxim Sinitsyn
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration and University of California

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CDBG; Community Development Block Grant; Economic Development; Neighborhood

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Volunteering to Be Taxed: Business Improvement Districts and the Extra-Governmental Provision of Public Safety

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 92, No. 1, 2008
Posted: 17 Apr 2016
Leah Brooks
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration

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Local Public Goods, Collective Action, Business Improvement Districts

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Redefining the City: An Empirical Analysis of Land Assembly

46th Annual American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) Conference, 2011
Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Leah Brooks and Byron F. Lutz
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration and Federal Reserve Board - Research Division

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