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Housing Market Challenges in Europe and the United States

  • Philip Arestis
  • Peter Mooslechner
  • Karin Wagner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Philip Arestis, Peter Mooslechner, Karin Wagner
    Pages 1-14
  3. Philip Arestis, Elias Karakitsos
    Pages 40-59
  4. Dieter Gstach
    Pages 85-108
  5. Christophe André, Nathalie Girouard
    Pages 109-130
  6. Montserrat Pareja-Eastaway, Maria Teresa Sânchez-Martinez
    Pages 131-157
  7. Guido Wolswijk
    Pages 158-177
  8. Pirmin Fessler, Peter Mooslechner, Martin Schürz, Karin Wagner
    Pages 239-263
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 264-269

About this book


Housing finance structures and Institutional and regulatory/fiscal aspects in housing have changed significantly in recent years. This book examines the development in housing markets in Europe and the US, and looks at ways to make housing more affordable and housing market developments more stable.


European Union (EU) finance Housing Market statistics

Editors and affiliations

  • Philip Arestis
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  • Peter Mooslechner
    • 6
  • Karin Wagner
    • 7
  1. 1.Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land EconomyUniversity of CambridgeUK
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsUniversity of UtahUSA
  3. 3.Levy Economics InstituteNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Leeds Business SchoolUniversity of LeedsUK
  5. 5.Department of Finance and Management Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)University of LondonUK
  6. 6.Economic Analysis and ResearchDepartment of the Oesterreichische NationalbankViennaAustria
  7. 7.Oesterreichische NationalbankAustria

About the editors

PHILIP ARESTIS is University Director of Research, Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK; Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Utah, US; Senior Scholar, Levy Economics Institute, New York, US; Visiting Professor, Leeds Business School, University of Leeds, Department of Finance and Management Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK.
PETER MOOSLECHNER is the Director of the Economic Analysis and Research Department of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna. He is teaching economics and economic policy at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and is a Member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the ECB. His publications cover macroeconomics, monetary and fiscal policy, financial markets and Eastern European issues.
KARIN WAGNER works as an economist at the Oesterreichische Nationalbank. Since 1997 she has been working at the Economic Analysis Division of the Economic Analysis and Research Department. Prior to being at the OeNB, she worked on various research projects. Her research interests include various aspects of the Austrian economy from a macroeconomic perspective, especially housing market developments and, from a microeconomic perspective, wealth survey topics.

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