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Managing Financial Risks: the Strange Case of Housing

Susan J. Smith

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

In the ‘home ownership’ societies of the English speaking world — where owner occupation is the tenure de rigueur, and mortgages are the respectable face of debt — borrowers, lenders, developers, and ... More


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


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


Connectivity of place and housing market change: the case of Birmingham

Ian Cole and Ed Ferrari

in Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420244
eISBN:
9781447301912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420244.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter emphasises the need to explore the connectivity of neighbourhoods within housing-market systems. It shows how varying structural constraints in local housing markets affect residential ... More


Housing and cities: toward what future?

Josef W. Konvitz

in Cities and Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992903
eISBN:
9781526103970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992903.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Problems in housing markets trigged the crisis of 2007-08. Housing policies which treated housing in relation to macro-economic trends and finance failed in many countries. Housing has been used as a ... More


Selling the Negro Housing Market

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter studies the work of black civic leaders and white policy analysts who made the case that a viable black housing market existed in Chicago and other major cities, which could be ... 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


The Future of the Government-Sponsored Enterprises: The Role for Government in the US Mortgage Market

Dwight Jaffee and John M. Quigley

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/9780226030616.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs), Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. It first discusses the background and origin of the GSEs, the evolution of their structure as a ... More


Crisis and Innovation in the Housing Economy: A Tale of Three Markets

Michael Haliassos

in Financial Innovation: Too Much or Too Little?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018296
eISBN:
9780262305495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018296.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

It is generally agreed that the crises of the mid-2000s were triggered, in part, by the failures of financial innovation in the housing economy. In relation to the securitisation of mortgages, and ... More


Housing allowances in the advanced welfare states

Peter A. Kemp

in Housing allowances in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347541
eISBN:
9781447302506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347541.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This final chapter draws upon the preceding chapters to reflect upon the role of housing allowances in the advanced welfare states. The first section describes the broad welfare regime and housing ... More


Understanding the drivers of housing market change in Britain’s postindustrial cities

Brendan Nevin and Philip Leather

in Building on the past: Visions of housing futures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347510
eISBN:
9781447301578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347510.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter is primarily concerned with the issue of low demand housing, and reports the research conducted in the Manchester housing market renewal area. It sheds some light on how some of the ... 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


Transplant Failure: The American Housing Model in Russia

Jane R. Zavisca

in Housing the New Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450372
eISBN:
9780801464300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450372.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the process of transplanting American housing institutions to Russia through three stages: privatization, establishment of mortgage finance, and the government's attempts to ... More


Housing Benefit in Britain: a troubled history and uncertain future

Peter A. Kemp

in Housing allowances in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347541
eISBN:
9781447302506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347541.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines income-related housing allowances in Great Britain, focusing on the largest of these, Housing Benefit. It briefly outlines the housing market and the social security policy ... More


International Capital Flows and House Prices: Theory and Evidence

Jack Favilukis, David Kohn, Sydney C. Ludvigson, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

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/9780226030616.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the empirical relationship between house price changes and international capital flows, focusing on the boom-bust period in the housing market from 2000 to 2010. Foreign capital ... More


Can Cheap Credit Explain the Housing Boom?

Edward L. Glaeser, Joshua D. Gottlieb, and Joseph Gyourko

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/9780226030616.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the impact of interest rates on housing prices. It suggests that the impact of interest rates may be weaker than has been traditionally suggested by the asset market approach to ... More


Housing transitions and housing policy: international context and policy transfer

Chris Paris, Terry Clower, Andrew Beer, and Debbie Faulkner

in Housing transitions through the life course: Aspirations, needs and policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424280
eISBN:
9781447302520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424280.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter talks about the evolution of housing policy in three nations, namely the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. It tries to understand the historical and geographical settings ... More


Conclusion: negotiating the housing market over the next decades

Andrew Beer, Debbie Faulkner, Chris Paris, and Terry Clower

in Housing transitions through the life course: Aspirations, needs and policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424280
eISBN:
9781447302520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424280.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This concluding chapter reviews the assumptions that led to the major research project which supports this book. It draws out some of the key lessons that were uncovered on the dynamics between ... More


Social regulation in housing

Malcolm Harrison and Cathy Davis

in Housing, social policy and difference: Disability, ethnicity, gender and housing

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343055
eISBN:
9781447302537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343055.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the practices and their effects. The first section is on markets, before moving on to a discussion on ‘non-market’ housing. The chapter then considers social renting and some ... More


Market-Savvy Housing and Community Development Policy: Grappling with the Equity-Efficiency Trade-off

Todd Swanstrom

in Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter addresses how housing policies to combat segregation often fail to consider housing market strength, which varies significantly within and between metropolitan areas. In weak housing ... More


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