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Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Casper van Ewijk and Michiel van Leuvensteijn (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Increasing labour market flexibility is at the top of the European agenda. A new and challenging view is that a lack of mobility in the labour market may arise from rigidities in the housing market. ... More


Notes of a Jewish Episcopalian: Gender as a Language of Class; Religion as a Dialect of Liberalism

Joan C. Williams

in Debating Democracy's Discontent: Essays on American Politics, Law, and Public Philosophy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294962
eISBN:
9780191598708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294964.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The charge of socialism is a conversation-stopper; republicanism offers a native American alternative. To justify his radical widening of the concept of property, Charles Reich, in “The New ... More


Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Domestic Fortress offers a critical analysis of the contemporary home and its close relationship to fear and security. It considers the important connection between the private home, political life ... More


Homeownership, Job Duration, and Wages *

Jakob Roland Munch, Michael Rosholm, and Michael Svarer

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Job duration and wages are the central themes of this chapter as it aims to provide some theoretical justifications on the impact of homeownership on employment tenure and income brackets. Due to ... More


Introduction and Policy Implications

Casper van Ewijk and Michiel van Leuvensteijn

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Although homeownership and social housing have positive sides, these are regarded as obstacles to labour market flexibility and full aggregate employment status. To establish empirical evidence, this ... More


Housing, Mobility, and Unemployment *

Thomas J. Dohmen

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter seeks to develop a framework that can account for the relationships between urbanisation, housing tenure, and employment rates. Reasons and underlying processes related to the increase ... More


The Housing Market and Europe’s Unemployment: A Non-technical Paper *

Andrew Oswald

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Three nations are studied in this chapter. These particular nations were chosen because of the noticeable relationship between employment and homeownership observed — these are Spain, Switzerland, ... More


Homeownership, Social Renting, and Labour Mobility across Europe

Thomas de Graaff, Michiel van Leuvensteijn, and Casper van Ewijk

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

European unemployment is the main focus of this chapter. The chapter looks at various transaction costs such as financial, psychological, social, cultural, religious, and ethnic transaction costs. ... More


Are Homeowners Really More Unemployed? *

Jakob Roland Munch, Michael Rosholm, and Michael Svarer

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter presents findings of research that infer that homeownership significantly lessens the ability to move from one location to another in order to seek for new jobs. In turn, the incidence ... More


The Impact of Homeownership on Unemployment in the Netherlands

Aico van Vuuren

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Munch et al.'s model about the indirect relationship between homeownership and unemployment duration is the main focus of this chapter as it examines some data from the Netherlands. This data is from ... More


Housing Tenure, Job Mobility, and Unemployment in the UK *

Harminder Battu, Ada Ma, and Euan Phimister

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter gives an evaluation of the influence of homeownership on an individual's employment and occupational mobility, specifically non-professional, skilled, and technical workers in the United ... More


Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Steven W. Bender

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Tierra y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing surveys the terrain, culture, and history of Latino/as and housing. Employing a vital historical perspective, it traces its core theme of how ... More


The Unbounded Home: Property Values Beyond Property Lines

Lee Anne Fennell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122442
eISBN:
9780300155020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122442.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book grapples with a core modern reality—that the value and meaning of a home extends beyond its property lines to schools, shops, parks, services, neighbors, neighborhood aesthetics, and market ... More


Ours to Lose: When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City

Amy Starecheski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399805
eISBN:
9780226400006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226400006.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Though New York’s Lower East Side today is heavily gentrified, it spent decades as an infamous site of blight, open-air drug dealing, and class conflict—an emblematic example of the tattered state of ... More


When Tenants Claimed the City: The Struggle for Citizenship in New York City Housing

Roberta Gold

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038181
eISBN:
9780252095986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038181.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In postwar America, not everyone wanted to move out of the city and into the suburbs. For decades before World War II, New York's tenants had organized to secure renters' rights. After the war, ... More


Surrogate Suburbs: Black Upward Mobility and Neighborhood Change in Cleveland, 1900-1980

Todd M. Michney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631943
eISBN:
9781469631967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631943.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The story of white flight and the neglect of black urban neighbourhoods has been well told by urban historians in recent decades. Yet much of this scholarship has downplayed black agency and tended ... More


A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid

Nancy H. Kwak

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226282350
eISBN:
9780226282497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282497.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After World War II, American planners and housing experts urged countries around the world to launch mass homeownership programs. The US’ rising dominance in the global economy led these men and ... More


How Can We Get Out of the Housing Quandary?

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks into why there is an enormous aspiration within the community for homeownership, and glances at the housing policies implemented by the government over the past few decades. It ... More


Introduction

Nancy H. Kwak

in A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226282350
eISBN:
9780226282497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282497.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains the nature of American interest in international housing conditions after World War II, as well as the mechanisms by which Americans funnelled aid abroad. American aid flowed ... More


Conclusion

Nancy H. Kwak

in A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226282350
eISBN:
9780226282497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282497.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter revisits the main arguments of the book and argues for a more historically nuanced understanding of global development aid and housing policy.


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