About Martim O. Smolka & Camila Maleronka

Martim Smolka is an economist. He graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (1971) with an MA and holds a PhD in Regional Science from the University of Pennsylvania, 1980. Since 1995, he is the director of the Lincoln Institute's Latin American Program and directs research and educational programs on issues relating to land markets and land policies. The Lincoln Institute operates under the motto “Finding Answers in Land” through the effective use, taxation, and stewardship of land. In 2018, the Institute launched a global campaign on land value capture. Camila Maleronka is an architect and independent consultant both for the public and private sectors from São Paulo, Brazil. She focusses on urbanism and urban financing tools. Between 2010 and 2013, she was Manager of the Economic Studies Department at SP Urbanismo, a company linked to the Municipal Secretariat of Urbanism of São Paulo. From 2013 to 2018, she worked for P3urb, a company focused on real estate projects based on public-private partnerships. Since 2010, she has collaborated with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, as a professor and as a researcher.

Building Rights and Municipal Finance – The Experience of São Paulo, Brazil

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Revenue from building rights, or land value capture, plays an important role for municipal finance. Martim O. Smolka and Camila Maleronka report on the specific challenges and achievements in the city of São Paulo.

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