This paper argues that new state strategies towards financial volatility have created dramatic new forms for the racialization of credit risk.
The paper presents a theoretical analysis of the optimal leverage for the purpose of investing in real estate under the condition that borrowing in excess of a standard amount such as 70 to 80 percent of the purchase price must be accomplished through a mezzanine loan with a high rate of interest.
This paper explores the extent to which government performance varies between traditional council-mayor structures and reformed council-manager structures. Little research exists on the linkage between type of government and financial management practices outside of budgeting or performance measurement.
In the past fifty years Chicago has been transformed socially, economically, governmentally, and politically.
This essay identifies critical issues in financing city infrastructure and a realistic set of options available to policymakers.
The purpose of this paper is to present a summary of what is known about the effects of property taxation on the market rents and market values of commercial and industrial real estate in urban areas.
The purpose of this research is to investigate empirically how the behavior of buyers and developers of industrial property in Chicago might be influenced by the perceived contamination risk.