Eminent Domain and Economic Growth: Perspectives on Benefits, Harms, and New Trends
Eminent domain is integral to a government’s legal ability to take private property for a public purpose. If used correctly, the owners are paid the fair market value for their property, few citizens are inconvenienced and everyone benefits. Bad-faith abuses of eminent domain typically make the front pages of news outlets, and receive news coverage from television stations, in cities throughout our nation. To educate citizens and prevent future abuse, this book exposes both the good and the bad aspects of government’s ability to use their power of eminent domain to acquire private property.
McFarland & Company, Inc.
Jefferson, North Carolina
Eminent domain, Right of Property, economic aspects, acquisition of property, government policy, land use, law and legislation, United State Economic policies
Housing Law | Land Use Law | Law and Economics
Gonzalez, Joaquin, "Eminent Domain and Economic Growth: Perspectives on Benefits, Harms, and New Trends" (2018). All USF Faculty Authored Books. 40.