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The effects of moratoriums on hotel building: an anti-tourism measure, or rather protection for local incumbents?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Applied Economics Letters. Aug2022, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p1319-1324. 6p. 1 Chart, 4 Graphs.

Abstract: In July 2015, the newly elected City Council of Barcelona approved a moratorium on the building of hotels. This study empirically evaluates its effect on hotel prices, using 202,019 daily observations on hotel prices between 2011 and 2017. While the in...

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Associations between Food Policy Councils and Policies That Support Healthy Food Access: A National Survey of Community Policy Supports.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Nutrients [Nutrients] 2021 Feb 20; Vol. 13 (2). Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Feb 20.

Abstract: Food policy councils (FPCs) are one form of community coalition that aims to address challenges to local food systems and enhance availability, accessibility, and affordability of healthy foods for local residents. We used data from the 2014 National S...

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Can Institutional Reform Have a Lasting Impact on the Policy Agenda? Evidence From the 10-1 in Austin, TX.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Urban Affairs Review. Nov2022, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p1689-1718. 30p.

Abstract: Institutional reforms to districted city councils from at-large systems are typically motivated by the desire to increase geographic and descriptive representation, enriching representation for historically excluded groups. The policy impact of descrip...

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Municipal Elections in the Holy City.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Israel Studies. Fall2022, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p143-165. 23p.

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Abstract: The article deals with the municipal elections in Jerusalem, the capital of Israel. Section One, "The early years," focuses on Daniel Auster's term as acting mayor, 1948–49; Section Two covers "The chaotic period, 1950–55" and the successive mayoral te...

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Dealing with multiple principals in at arm's length organizations: A qualitative study of Dutch municipally owned corporations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Public Administration. Jun2022, Vol. 100 Issue 2, p291-307. 17p. 1 Diagram, 3 Charts.

Abstract: While we have increasing knowledge of causes and effects of municipal corporatization, we know relatively little about governance of municipally owned corporations (MOCs). The literature has pointed to various governance problems that can occur when MO...

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The impact of service-based learning approach on student performance in water engineering courses.

Publication Type: Conference

Source(s): AIP Conference Proceedings; 10/26/2022, Vol. 2433 Issue 1, p1-10, 10p

Abstract: Copyright of AIP Conference Proceedings is the property of American Institute of Physics and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users ma...

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Interest Rates, Sanitation Infrastructure, and Mortality Decline in Nineteenth-Century England and Wales.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Economic History. Mar2022, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p175-210. 36p.

Abstract: This paper investigates whether high borrowing costs deterred investment in sanitation infrastructure in late nineteenth-century Britain. Town Councils had to borrow to fund investment, with considerable variation in interest rates across towns and ove...

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The implications of COVID-19 and Brexit for England's town councils: views from the town hall, and beyond.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance. 2022, Issue 26, p114-138. 25p.

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Abstract: Town and parish councils are the English government bodies closest to local people. Hierarchically, they are subordinate to both national and higher tier local governments (unitary, county and borough/district councils). Town councillors represent appr...

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Well Communities.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Perspectives in public health [Perspect Public Health] 2017 Jan; Vol. 137 (1), pp. 17-20.

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