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Practical Issues in United Kingdom Monetary Policy, 2000–2005: Keynes Lecture In Economics

STEPHEN NICKELL

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 139, 2005 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263945
eISBN:
9780191734038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263945.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses some of the topics the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee has spent a lot of time on. It first examines the rapid rise in household debt and its implications for ... More


The 1920s American Real Estate Boom and the Downturn of the Great Depression: Evidence from City Cross-Sections

Michael Brocker and Christopher Hanes

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/9780226093284.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Looking back on the real estate boom of the 1920s, economists have grappled with two questions: did it contribute to the depth of the Great Depression, and was it the result of an irrational “bubble” ... More


Housing and the Financial Crisis

Edward L. Glaeser and Todd Sinai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226030586
eISBN:
9780226030616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030616.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Conventional wisdom held that housing prices couldn't fall. But the spectacular boom and bust of the housing market during the first decade of the twenty-first century and millions of foreclosed ... 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


‘The Silent Revolution’: Building Societies and the Interwar Housing Market

Antoninus Samy

in The Building Society Promise: Access, Risk, and Efficiency 1880-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198787808
eISBN:
9780191829864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787808.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

How far down the social ladder did the building societies reach in order to raise people to the status of home owners during the interwar period? This chapter uses archival data from the case studies ... More


The Eurozone in the Global Financial Crisis

Charles Wyplosz

in The Global Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications and Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660957
eISBN:
9780191748981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660957.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter contrasts the United States (US) and European situations during the global financial and economic crisis and examines how much of the crisis has been imported by Europe from the US. The ... More


Did Housing Policies Cause the Postwar Boom in Home Ownership?

Matthew Chambers, Carlos Garriga, and Don E. Schlagenhauf

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/9780226093284.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

After the collapse of housing markets during the Great Depression, the U.S. government played a large role in shaping the future of housing finance and policy. Soon thereafter, housing markets ... More


New Multicity Estimates of the Changes in Home Values, 1920–1940

Price Fishback and Trevor Kollmann

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/9780226093284.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Robert Shiller created the most commonly cited time series for nonfarm home values and prices between 1920 and 1940 by splicing a series developed by Grebler, Blank, and Winnick (1956) for 1890 to ... 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 Patchwork Mortgage Market in the 1920s

Price Fishback, Jonathan Rose, and Kenneth Snowden

in Well Worth Saving: How the New Deal Safeguarded Home Ownership

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226082448
eISBN:
9780226082585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226082585.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the rapid expansion of the mortgage market during the 1920s and identifies the weaknesses built into it that created problems for lenders and borrowers during the 1930s. ... More


Low Pay, Great Recession (2001–2018)

Frank Stricker

in American Unemployment: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043154
eISBN:
9780252052033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043154.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Jobs recovered slowly under George W. Bush after the 2001 recession. Growth was boosted by easy credit and a housing boom, but the seeds of the Great Recession were being sown as working-class ... More


Keynote Address by Paul A. Volcker: The Financial Crisis in Perspective

Roger B. Porter, Robert R. Glauber, and Thomas J. Healey

in New Directions in Financial Services Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015615
eISBN:
9780262295789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015615.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter presents a keynote address at a conference to honor David Dodge, the former Governor of the Bank of Canada. This keynote address examines the financial crisis and sees it as part of a ... More


Charity Begins at Home

Richard C. Lindberg

in Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646845
eISBN:
9781452945910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646845.003.0008
Subject:
History, Family History

In this chapter, the author, a first-generation Swedish American, narrates further the story of his father, Oscar Waldemar Lindberg, and his wife Helen as Swedish immigrants in Chicago. After they ... More


Closing Thoughts

Andrew Farlow

in Crash and Beyond: Causes and Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199578016
eISBN:
9780191808623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578016.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book has explored the causes and consequences of events leading up to the financial crisis of 2008. It has discussed global imbalances, reckless mortgage lending, unsustainable housing booms, ... More


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