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This paper deals with the question of corruption in the field of land-use planning. To curb the insidious spread of graft and bribery, anti-corruption measures should be built into any planning system as part of its structure. Corruption in the planning field is largely tied to the opportunities that land-use planning generates by allocating development rights and land uses (following a discretionary and differentiated logic). This paper will explore some of the principles and techniques (transparent negotiation, auction of development rights, recovery of land rent, and formal equality in a radical version) that can be implemented to contain or eliminate corruption at the outset.

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Town Planning Review
Volume 86Number 4June 2015
Pages: 437 - 455

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Submitted: June 2014
Accepted: November 2014
Published in print: June 2015
Published online: 11 November 2022

Keywords

  1. corruption
  2. bribery
  3. planning
  4. land-use regulation
  5. building rights

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Francesco Chiodelli [email protected]
Francesco Chiodelli is affliated with GSSI (Gran Sasso Science Institute), viale Francesco Crispi 7, L'Aquila 67100, Italy. email: [email protected]
Stefano Moroni [email protected]
Stefano Moroni is affliated with Politecnico di Milano, Department of Architecture and Urban Studies, via Bonardi 3, Milan 20133, Italy; email: [email protected]

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