The Philadelphia Inquirer quoted Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen about the barriers to home-ownership for low-income families in a recent article.

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Friday, June 21, 2013

The Fels Institute of Government mourns the loss of William (Bill) H. Hansell, Jr., MGA '72. A long-time President of the ICMA and an inaugural co-chair of the Fels Alumni Leadership Council, Bill devoted his life to public service and government administration.  His passion for public...

Thursday, June 20, 2013

WHYY interviewed Fels Senior Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen about how Philadelphia's appraoch to tax delinquent properties contributes to the problem of hazardous abandoned buildings.

You can read the transcript or listen to the interview...

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Fels Senior Research Consultant Dr.
Kevin Gillen recently wrote a report on the economic impact of Philadelphia's 10 year property tax abatement. You can read more about the report on the...

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Media outlets continue to turn to Fels Senior Research Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen as the regions foremost expert on Philadelphia's real estate market. Recently he was quoted in the Philadelphia Daily News on the impact of tax abatements on the pace of development. He was also interviewed in...

Friday, May 31, 2013

Analysis of the Democratic Primary Election for City Controller

Results of a hotly contested Democratic primary election are displayed in GIS maps designed by Azavea, Inc., accompanied...

Thursday, May 30, 2013

By Eric Rabe, Fels Senior Advisor

Back in April, I posted that the Boston’s police department was breaking new ground in the use of Twitter during the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Where are you from?
My father's work with IBM moved our family around to several states and countries, but I went to high school in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

What attracted you most to Fels?
After spending several years teaching science at...

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Fels Senior Research Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen continues to be the
"go-to" housing expert for local and national media outlets. He was
recently quoted by the Wall Street Journal in an article about Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square and its rise in real estate value.

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Monday, May 20, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Research Consultant Dr. Kevin Gillen's new report on the impact of Philadelphia's tax abatement system has sparked debate as City Council considers changes to the...

Thursday, May 16, 2013
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