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Immigration up, housing starts down

Overman, Henry G. (2011) Immigration up, housing starts down. Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog (24 Nov 2011). Website.

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The latest immigration figures suggest that 2010 saw the highest net entry on record (252,000). Meanwhile housing starts are at their lowest level since the 1920s (at a little under 100,000). Indeed, those figures look set to worsen given the widely reported 454 affordable housings starts last quarter.

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Divisions: Geography & Environment
Spatial Economics Research Centre
Centre for Economic Performance
What Works Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Research centres and groups > What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth (WWG)
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Last Modified: 31 Jul 2021 23:16

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