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The Everyday Life of Global Finance: Saving and Borrowing in Anglo-America

Paul Langley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199236596
eISBN:
9780191717079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236596.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Grounded in literature from the sociology of finance and international political economy, and informed by extensive empirical research, this book explores the unprecedented relationships that now ... More


Mortgage Markets: International

Kyung-Hwan Kim and Man Cho

in Public Real Estate Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199993277
eISBN:
9780199395767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993277.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Mortgage markets differ across countries in terms of size, institutional and legal structures, and the extent and modality of government intervention. This chapter begins by briefly reviewing ... More


Mortgage Financing in the Housing Boom and Bust

Benjamin J. Keys, Tomasz Piskorski, Amit Seru, and Vikrant Vig

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/9780226030616.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter traces the rapid evolution of mortgage financing from boom to bust and explores two crucial questions surrounding the market's rise and fall. First, why did the lending boom occur in the ... 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 Demand, Financial Markets and Taxation

Geoffrey Meen and Christine Whitehead

in Understanding Affordability: The Economics of Housing Markets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211863
eISBN:
9781529211870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211863.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

In Chapter 7, fiscal and monetary policies are considered and particular attention is paid to structural changes in mortgage finance markets. From the early 1980s the UK experienced two periods of ... More


Financial Crisis Origin

Padma Desai

in From Financial Crisis to Global Recovery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157865
eISBN:
9780231527743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157865.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the housing bubble phenomenon that led to the economic recession in the United States from 2007 to 2009. The first phase, from 2001 to 2004, was characterized by the ... More


The Twentieth-Century Increase in US Home Ownership: Facts and Hypotheses

Daniel K. Fetter

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/9780226093284.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Home ownership rose dramatically in the United States during the mid-20th century. This chapter discusses what is known about the causes of this increase and highlights areas needing more research. ... More


Populism against the Income Tax

Isaac William Martin

in Rich People's Movements: Grassroots Campaigns to Untax the One Percent

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199928996
eISBN:
9780199367733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928996.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In 1924, country bankers in Texas and Iowa founded tax clubs to petition for the so-called Mellon Plan for lower taxes on the rich. This chapter traces the tax club movement to the efforts of James ... More


Reforming the Mobile Home Industrial Complex

Sonya Salamon and Katherine MacTavish

in Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713217
eISBN:
9781501709685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713217.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an overview of policy strategies intended to curb, or balance financial and social aspects of homeownership and park life with the structure and profitability of the mobile-home ... More


The New River Property Law and Company Law

BERNARD RUDDEN

in The New River: A Legal History

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254973
eISBN:
9780191681547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254973.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

By the early nineteenth century, while the form of legal transactions was cumbersome, the substance of the law of property had been settled by conveyancers and judges. As far as land was concerned, ... More


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