Richard W. England

Professor Emeritus of Economics & Natural Resources
Paul College 360D
Richard W.
Fields of Specialization

Local Public Finance, Property Taxation, Land Use Policy, Business and Economic History.


Ph.D., University of Michigan, Economics, 1974

Recent Publications

Use-Value Assessment of Rural Land in the United States, with John E. Anderson, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2014.

"Impacts of Property Taxation on Residential Real Estate Development," Journal of Housing Economics, January 2013, with Min Qiang Zhao and Ju-Chin Huang.

"Preferential Assessment of Rural Land: Reform Proposals," State Tax Notes, 30 January 2012.

"Ricardo, Gold and Rails: Discovering the Origins of Progress and Poverty," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, October 2010.

"Property Taxation and Density of Land Development: A Simple Model with Numerical Simulations," Eastern Economic Journal, Spring 2010, with Mohan Ravichandran.

Land Value Taxation: Theory, Evidence and Practice, edited with Richard Dye, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2009.

Honors & Awards
  • Visiting Fellow, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Cambridge, MA, 2004 - Present.
  • Jean Brierley Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of New Hampshire, 2002.