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Real Estate and Other Markets

Robert J. Shiller

in Macro Markets: Creating Institutions for Managing Society's Largest Economic Risks

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294184
eISBN:
9780191596926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294182.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

There are other income factors, besides the aggregate national income and labour income factors discussed in Ch. 4, that contribute as much uncertainty to the incomes of individuals and organizations ... More


Public Real Estate Markets and Investments

H. Kent Baker and Peter Chinloy (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199993277
eISBN:
9780199395767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993277.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Real estate is typically classified as an alternative investment to more traditional assets such as stocks and bonds. Real estate investing involves the purchase, ownership, management, rental, or ... More


Public Real Estate Markets and Investments: An Overview

H. Kent Baker and Peter Chinloy

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/9780199993277.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides an introduction to public real estate markets and investments. The chapter begins by discussing the types of real estate and advantages and disadvantages of including real ... More


Lessons from the Great American Real Estate Boom and Bust of the 1920s

Eugene N. White

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/9780226093284.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Although long obscured by the Great Depression, the nationwide housing “bubble” that appeared in the early 1920s and burst in 1926 was similar in magnitude to the recent real estate boom and bust. ... More


Long-Term Perspectives on the Current Boom in Home Prices

Robert J. Shiller

in The Economists' Voice: Top Economists Take On Today's Problems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143653
eISBN:
9780231527866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143653.003.0033
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter addresses some common questions from homeowners: Is the current boom in home prices temporary? Is a crash possible? And if prices do fall, will they come back up fairly soon, or will ... More


An Overview of Real-Estate Prices

Radu S. Tunaru

in Real-Estate Derivatives: From Econometrics to Financial Engineering

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198742920
eISBN:
9780191802874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198742920.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics, Financial Economics

This chapter provides a brief overview of real-estate prices, describing the importance of this asset class for the economies worldwide, from the US and the UK to Asian and Pacific countries. The ... More


Japan's Bubble, Deflation, and Long-term Stagnation

Koichi Hamada, Anil K Kashyap, and David E. Weinstein (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014892
eISBN:
9780262289467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014892.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Japan’s economic bubble burst in the early 1990s, and the country entered its famous “lost decade”—a period of stagnation and economic disruption that persisted until 2003. The current declines in ... More


The Sample and the Sources of Evidence

Lawrence Stone and Jeanne C. Fawtier Stone

in An Open Elite?: England 1540-1880

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206071
eISBN:
9780191676963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206071.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter argues that the years 1540 and 1880 are terminal dates and were in many ways self-selecting. The year 1540 was the moment when the impact of the Dissolution of the Monasteries first ... More


Real Estate Cycles: International Episodes

Man Cho and Kyung-Hwan Kim

in Private Real Estate Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199388752
eISBN:
9780199388783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388752.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

A strand of literature contends that the housing market is cyclical. Evidence in recent episodes of housing price boom-busts from the United States and Europe supports this belief. This chapter ... More


Marketable Values: Inventing the Property Market in Modern Britain

Desmond Fitz-Gibbon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584164
eISBN:
9780226584478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226584478.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Marketable Values: Inventing the Property Market in Modern Britain examines how Britons organized and conceptualized the property market from the late-eighteenth to early-twentieth centuries. It ... More


The Problem and Promise of Credit in American Life

Sarah L. Quinn

in American Bonds: How Credit Markets Shaped a Nation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691156750
eISBN:
9780691185613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156750.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter provides a background of America's real estate markets. Already by 1890, nearly half of U.S. households were owner-occupied, and a staggering four-fifths of farming ... More


Ultra-Low Interest Rates and Growth in Emerging East Asia from a Hayekian Perspective

Gunther Schnabl

in Macroeconomic Shocks and Unconventional Monetary Policy: Impacts on Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198838104
eISBN:
9780191874628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838104.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

The chapter explores business cycles and growth dynamics in emerging East Asia within an ultra-low interest rate environment from the perspective of the monetary overinvestment theories of Mises and ... More


Buenaventura Lakes

Simone Delerme

in Latino Orlando: Suburban Transformation and Racial Conflict

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066257
eISBN:
9780813058412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066257.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 1 sets the scene in Osceola County, Florida. The chapter goes back to the 1970s, to the formation of an international consortium of real estate developers—“the Mexican Millionaires”—who used ... More


Power and Height: The Electric Skyscraper, 1920–1934

Thomas Leslie

in Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037542
eISBN:
9780252094798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037542.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter describes major structures built from 1920 to 1934, which were dominated by towers that resulted from an explosive real estate market that challenged code restrictions on height and that ... More


The value of land and housing in China’s residential market

Yongheng Deng

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0038
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter reviews studies on the factors behind China’s booming real estate market. It discusses the role of large state-owned enterprises that are directly controlled by the central government; ... More


Immigrant Entrepreneurship

David Pedersen

in American Value: Migrants, Money, and Meaning in El Salvador and the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226653396
eISBN:
9780226922775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922775.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1980s, the Washington DC metropolitan area was especially attractive to lenders of U.S. dollars and major U.S. banks that were seeking access to the regional money market. The largest ... More


Chicago, 1934

Thomas Leslie

in Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037542
eISBN:
9780252094798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037542.003.0009
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter describes the impact of the Great Depression on the Chicago real estate market. The gravity of the Depression can be understood by what was not built. For instance, Walter Ahlschlager ... More


The Menace of an Unchecked Housing Bubble

Dean Baker

in The Economists' Voice: Top Economists Take On Today's Problems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143653
eISBN:
9780231527866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143653.003.0034
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter considers the US housing bubble. Over the last eight years, home prices have risen by almost 50 percent in real terms. The run-up has not been even. In large parts of the country (most ... More


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