Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

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The impacts of the so-called global crisis are, in fact, highly uneven for both households and institutions. This unique book investigates why this is the case, whilst emphasizing the consequences. It encompasses the experiences of all the major economies, including: Australia, China, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, the Netherlands, South Korea, the USA, the UK and Vietnam, highlighting and comparing a wide range of housing systems and crisis impacts. Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis will strongly appeal to academics and postgraduate students in social policy, urban studies, public policy, economics, sociology and human geography. In addition, anyone with a general interest in globalization, neoliberalism and the changing nature of contemporary capitalist societies, as well as those with particular interests in housing markets and housing policy, will find this book enriching and enlightening.Business nearly as usual: the global financial crisis and its impacts on households in Hong Kong Ngai-Ming Yip ... The stock market reacted even more bleakly than the 1929 depression with a 50 per cent fall from April 2008 to early 2009anbsp;...

Title:Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis
Author:Ray Forrest, Ngai Ming Yip
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing - 2011-01-01


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