Fiscal incentives and urban regeneration in Dublin 1986-2005

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dc.contributor.author Williams, Brendan
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-24T16:13:26Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-24T16:13:26Z
dc.date.copyright 2006, Emerald Group Publishing en
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Property Investment & Finance en
dc.identifier.issn 1463-578X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1222
dc.description.abstract Purpose – This paper seeks to examine the critical role fiscal incentives have played in urban regeneration in Ireland since 1986, focusing on the role of such incentives, their impact on development and implications for the market of their termination. Design/methodology/approach – The paper is structured as a periodised chronology where real time is divided into analytically defined phases linked to policy shifts. In this way features of urban regeneration policy can be discussed within the economic context and policy constraints within which their decisions were shaped. Policies have evolved from blanket subsidisation of development in designated areas towards a more selective approach. The paper reflects the results of structured interviews of policymaking, planning and development interests on the operation and effectiveness of the schemes. Quantitative analysis of the costs and benefits of a selected number of property developments in Dublin is included and can be compared with similar schemes internationally. Findings – The findings of this paper are that urban regeneration policies as operated over the period have had a significant role in the physical rejuvenation of previously derelict areas and that the role of incentive based policies requires continual monitoring to avoid market distortion effects and to achieve wider regeneration objectives in terms of social and economic aims. Originality/value – Despite the importance of the subject there has been a noticeable lack of evidence-based research in the area and this paper provides quantitative and qualitative evidence based material upon which further research on the costs and effectiveness of the schemes can be based. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Emerald Group en
dc.subject Urban areas en
dc.subject Fiscal measures en
dc.subject.lcsh Urban renewal--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Fiscal policy--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Real estate development--Ireland en
dc.title Fiscal incentives and urban regeneration in Dublin 1986-2005 en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.authorurl Brendan Williams (web page) en
dc.internal.authorurl http://www.ucd.ie/research/people/geogplanningenvpolicy/drbrendanwilliams/ en
dc.internal.authorid UCD0038 en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/14635780610708329 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 24 en
dc.identifier.issue 6 en
dc.identifier.startpage 542 en
dc.identifier.endpage 558 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1108/14635780610708329
dc.neeo.contributor Williams|Brendan|aut|UCD0038


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