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Prof Christine Whitehead provides an economic overview at The Residential Funding Conference

Blog Admin, LSE London Housing Blog (2016) Prof Christine Whitehead provides an economic overview at The Residential Funding Conference. Accelerating Housing Production in London (10 Jul 2016). Website.

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Prof Christine Whitehead spoke at The Residential Funding Conference on Tuesday, 5 July 2016. She provided an economic overview of the political and economic climate after the Referendum. Currently, she says, there is no real or clear-cut assessment that can be made in such a sensitive atmosphere. The story that will dominate for the next few months, perhaps years, she argues, are about expectations and risks–neither of which are handled well by the housing market. There are too many inscrutable or foreseeable variables around questions of negotiation, contagion and other messy political events. All this in the context of a world economy that has not yet fully recovered from the 2008 financial crisis. All these factors directly impact housing. Given all this, Christine recommends going back to basics. She goes on to provide a more robust overview in her PPT presentation, which can be downloaded here.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://lselondonhousing.org/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Economics
Spatial Economics Research Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD100 Land Use
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Departments > Economics
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Collections > LSE Accelerating Housing Production in London Blog
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2017 14:09
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2019 23:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/83377

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