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Housing Market Challenges in Europe and the United States

Editors: Arestis, P., Mooslechner, P., Wagner, Karin (Eds.)

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Housing finance structures and Institutional and regulatory/fiscal aspects in housing have changed significantly in recent years. This book examines the development in housing markets in Europe and the US, and looks at ways to make housing more affordable and housing market developments more stable.

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PHILIP ARESTIS is University Director of Research, Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK; Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Utah, US; Senior Scholar, Levy Economics Institute, New York, US; Visiting Professor, Leeds Business School, University of Leeds, Department of Finance and Management Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK.
 
PETER MOOSLECHNER is the Director of the Economic Analysis and Research Department of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna. He is teaching economics and economic policy at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and is a Member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the ECB. His publications cover macroeconomics, monetary and fiscal policy, financial markets and Eastern European issues.
 
KARIN WAGNER works as an economist at the Oesterreichische Nationalbank. Since 1997 she has been working at the Economic Analysis Division of the Economic Analysis and Research Department. Prior to being at the OeNB, she worked on various research projects. Her research interests include various aspects of the Austrian economy from a macroeconomic perspective, especially housing market developments and, from a microeconomic perspective, wealth survey topics.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Introduction: Housing Market Challenges in Europe and the United States

    Arestis, Philip (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Housing Markets in Europe and in the USA: What Are the Relevant Issues Today?

    Mooslechner, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 15-39

  • Subprime Mortgage Market and Current Financial Crisis

    Arestis, Philip (et al.)

    Pages 40-59

  • Determinants of Homeownership Rates: Housing Finance and the Role of the State

    Springler, Elisabeth (et al.)

    Pages 60-84

  • The Rental Housing Market

    Gstach, Dieter

    Pages 85-108

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Housing Market Challenges in Europe and the United States
Editors
  • P. Arestis
  • P. Mooslechner
  • Karin Wagner
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24698-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230246980
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-22903-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 269
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