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House Price Moments in Boom-Bust Cycles

Todd Sinai

in Housing and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226030586
eISBN:
9780226030616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030616.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter describes empirical patterns in real house prices in the United States over the last three decades. It highlights six stylized facts. First, despite the sizable boom-bust pattern in ... More


Geographic Range Expansion of Exotic Birds

Tim M. Blackburn, Julie L. Lockwood, and Phillip Cassey

in Avian Invasions: The Ecology and Evolution of Exotic Birds

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199232543
eISBN:
9780191715983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232543.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Once an exotic species has successfully established a self-sustaining population, it may spread beyond its initial point of introduction and establish meaningful interactions with species native to ... More


The Supply Side of the Housing Boom and Bust of the 2000s

Andrew Haughwout, Richard W. Peach, John Sporn, and Joseph Tracy

in Housing and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226030586
eISBN:
9780226030616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030616.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on supply side developments in the housing market. It addresses four key issues. First, how much excess housing production occurred during the boom phase of the cycle and how far ... More


Turning Back to the Market

Luis Bértola and José Antonio Ocampo

in The Economic Development of Latin America since Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199662135
eISBN:
9780191748950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662135.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

Chapter 5 deals with the domestic and external causes of the debt crisis of the 1980s and the consequent “lost decade” of Latin American development. It then analyzes the shift toward and diversity ... More


A Spatial Look at Housing Boom and Bust Cycles

David Genesove and Lu Han

in Housing and the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226030586
eISBN:
9780226030616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030616.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter investigates spatial variations in prices over the boom-bust cycle of housing markets both within and across urban areas. It considers the role of a new supply proxy—commuting time–in ... More


Marx: Socially Acceptable Capitalism?

Peter Flaschel and Alfred Greiner

in Flexicurity Capitalism: Foundations, Problems, and Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751587
eISBN:
9780199932825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751587.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter investigates the external relationship between capital and labor that underlies the formation of the wage-price spiral. The resulting distributive cycle is a long-phased one. It is ... More


Economic Prosperity Recaptured: The Finnish Path from Crisis to Rapid Growth

Seppo Honkapohja, Erkki A. Koskela, Willi Leibfritz, and Roope Uusitalo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012690
eISBN:
9780262255394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012690.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Many countries have experienced major economic changes since the mid-1980s as a result of the deregulation and liberalization of national financial systems—two key aspects of globalization—with some ... More


A Company of One: Insecurity, Independence, and the New World of White-Collar Unemployment

Carrie M. Lane

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449642
eISBN:
9780801460791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449642.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Being laid off can be a traumatic event. The unemployed worry about how they will pay their bills and find a new job. In the American economy's boom-and-bust business cycle since the 1980s, repeated ... More


Housing and Mortgage Markets in Historical Perspective

Eugene N. White, Kenneth Snowden, and Price Fishback (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226073842
eISBN:
9780226093284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226093284.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The central role played by housing in the “Great Recession” of 2007 leads to this question: “What was different this time?” This book is designed to bring historical perspective to the answers to ... More


Eurozone Economic Governance: “A Currency Without a Country”

Andrew Martin

in European Social Models From Crisis to Crisis: Employment and Inequality in the Era of Monetary Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198717966
eISBN:
9780191787423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717966.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

Fundamental gaps in EMU’s economic governance structure make it an incomplete common currency area (CCA). These gaps channeled the international financial crisis into a split between its core and ... More


Introduction

Kenneth Snowden, Eugene N. White, and Price Fishback

in Housing and Mortgage Markets in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226073842
eISBN:
9780226093284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226093284.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The introduction provides an overview of the historical precedents to the most recent housing crisis, examining how in previous crises falling housing prices, disruptions to financial markets and ... More


The Adversity/Hysteresis Effect: Depression-Era Productivity Growth in the US Railroad Sector

Alexander J. Field

in The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity Revisited

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226473031
eISBN:
9780226473062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473062.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter takes a close look at the boom–bust pattern that characterizes many industries. During the boom period, there is a dramatic accumulation of physical capital—think of the huge efforts to ... More


The dynamics of spread

Cang Hui and David M. Richardson

in Invasion Dynamics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198745334
eISBN:
9780191807046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745334.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

The dynamics of invasive spread are diverse and context-dependent, which makes generalization difficult. The broad categorization of the dynamics is useful for discussing the drivers of change for ... More


Analytics of Asset Bubbles

Assaf Razin

in Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Speculators choose ex ante where to invest and cannot easily switch later. This implies that a group of similar investors ends up holding an asset, and when they are hit by a shock, there is no ... More


Playing with Fire: Deepened Financial Integration and Changing Vulnerabilities of the Global South

Yilmaz Akyüz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198797173
eISBN:
9780191838668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797173.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

From the early 1990s many emerging and developing economies (EDEs) liberalized their capital accounts, allowing greater freedom for international lenders and investors to enter their markets, as well ... More


The Problem

Thomas Princen, Jack P. Manno, and Pamela L. Martin

in Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028806
eISBN:
9780262327077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028806.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Ending the Fossil Fuel Era means beginning a delegitimization, or reconceptualization and revalorization of fossil fuels or, to be precise, humans’ relations with fossil fuels. The authors argue for ... More


The Driving Forces of Rising Inequality in Spain: Is There More to it than a Profound Worsening of Low-income Households’ Living Standards?

Luis Ayala and Olga Cantó

in Inequality and Inclusive Growth in Rich Countries: Shared Challenges and Contrasting Fortunes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198807032
eISBN:
9780191844829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807032.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter describes the major changes in the Spanish economy over the period since the late 1970s and how these gave rise to the trends in inequality and household incomes it tracks. The ... More


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