A global look at the reasons behind the recent economic collapse, and the responses to it
The speculative bubble in the housing market began to burst in the United States in 2007, and has been followed by ruptures in virtually every asset market in…
Throughout the Western world, a whole generation is being priced out of the housing market. For millions of people, particularly millennials, the basic goal of acquiring decent, affordable accommodation is a distant dream.
Leading economist Josh Ryan-Collins argues that to understand…
…Why Housing Finance Systems Matter
2. Affordable Housing
3. Market Failures
Part II. Review of Housing Policy Instruments
4. Taxes and Subsidies
A practical guide to preparing for the next phase of the financial meltdown
From the authors who were the first to predict Phase I of our current economic downturn-in their landmark 2006 book, America's Bubble Economy-comes their insightful sequel discussing their predictions for the…
The Blackwell Companion to the Economics of Housing will help students and professionals alike to explore key elements of the housing economy: home prices, housing wealth, mortgage debt, and financial risk.
…Provides an even-handed and detailed analysis of mortgage markets and the recent housing crisisFeatures contributions from various social scientists with expertise in critical social theories who have assembled and analyzed detailed empirical informationOffers a unique…
…Cyclical Relationships Between GDP and Housing Market in France: Facts and Factors at Play
Laurent Ferrara, Olivier Vigna
4. Does Housing Really Lead the Business Cycle in Spain?
Luis J. Álvarez, Alberto Cabrero
…In The Ultimate Money Guide for Bubbles, Busts, Recession, and Depression—the updated and revised edition of the bestseller, The Ultimate Depression Survival Guide—author Martin D. Weiss shows readers how to create a safe and effective financial plan for…
A guide to understanding and thriving in today's new economic environment
Now that the housing and credit bubbles have burst, toppling banks and sending shockwaves through the stock market and around the world, it may seem like the worst has passed. But the full impact of the crises…
…Recommodification, Residualism, and Risk: The Political Economy of Housing Bubbles in Norway
Bent Sofus Tranøy
6. Egalitarian Politics in Property Booms and Busts: Housing as Social…