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The impact of the financial crisis on European housing systems: a review

Scanlon, Kath, Whitehead, Christine M E and Lunde, Jens (2014) The impact of the financial crisis on European housing systems: a review. SIEPS Reports. Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies, Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 9789186107468

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Identification Number: 2014:2

Abstract

The global financial crisis has revealed that housing markets in EU are important causes of instability. As a consequence, financial systems have changed; through adjustments in regulations as well as through more careful mortgage management. Therefore, it is urgent to explore how the EU and its member countries have tried to recover by modifying housing finance markets. However, the crisis hit countries at different times and to a different extent. As a result housing market adjustments and government responses have also been different. This report focuses on two main elements: first, how house prices have moved across different groups of countries; and second, how governments and markets have responded to the crisis in terms of mortgage products, regulation and output levels.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
Official URL: http://www.lse.ac.uk/business-and-consultancy/cons...
Additional Information: © 2014 LSE London
Divisions: Economics
Spatial Economics Research Centre
LSE London
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD100 Land Use
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Departments > Economics
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Research centres and groups > LSE London Centre for Urban and Metropolitan Research
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2018 12:04
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2019 23:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/87148

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