Lecturer: Professor Harvey M. Jacobs
Time: 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM, May 29, 2014
Venue: Classroom 306, the Second Teaching Building of Peking University
Dr. Harvey M. Jacobs is the professor of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and Gaylord Nelson Environment Institute. His research and teaching fields include public policy, theory and philosophy of land use, and environmental management. As early as 1990s, he studied the rise and influence of private property right movement in America and social conflicts induced by regulatory taxation. As for international experience, Professor Jacob studied the delineation of private property rights, decentralization of land use planning and policy management authorities, and central and local governments' land management of lands on urban fringe(limiting urban expansion) in Eastern European and African countries. In addition, he has given lectures in Albania, Canada, France, Italy, Kenya, Holland, Norway, Poland, South Africa, Spain and many other countries. Lately, he studies the social and legal mechanism of private property right transfer in Western Europe.