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Housing boom and bust

King, Peter

Housing boom and bust

owner occupation, government regulation and the credit crunch

by King, Peter

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing,
  • Home ownership,
  • Housing policy,
  • Housing -- Finance

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter King.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD7287 .K5584 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23614616M
    ISBN 109780415553131, 9780415553148
    LC Control Number2009027236

      Housing Boom and Bust. DOI link for Housing Boom and Bust. Housing Boom and Bust book. Housing Boom and Bust. DOI link for Housing Boom and Bust. Housing Boom and Bust book. Owner Occupation, Government Regulation and the Credit Crunch. By Peter King. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 25 February Pub Cited by: 3.   This is a plain-English explanation of how we got into the current economic disaster that developed out of the economics and politics of the housing boom and bust. The "creative" financing of home mortgages and the even more "creative" marketing of financial securities based on Brand: Basic Books.

    Book Description. Housing bubbles burst, creating economic misery for millions. Over the past thirty years, the culture of property ownership has become so ingrained that policy makers, bankers and households have taken for granted that housing is a good investment and forgotten about the bust. Housing boom-bust cycle during house prices and price/rent ratios increase by almost 50%; household debt/GDP takes a discrete step up; homeownership rate increases from 65% to almost 70%; Housing boom-bust cycle during , these trends get reversed. house prices and price/rent ratios fall; households reduce their debt, in part.

    Through counterfactual experiments, we study the housing boom-bust around the Great Recession, with three main results. First, the main driver of movements in house prices and rents was a shift in beliefs, not a change in credit conditions.   THE HOUSING BOOM AND BUST By Thomas Sowell Basic Books, $, pages REVIEWED BY JOHN R. COYNE JR.. For some time now, we’ve been treated to an ongoing TV festival of congressional hearings.


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