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Housing economics and public policy : essays in honour of Duncan Maclennan /
edited by Tony O'Sullivan and Kenneth Gibb.
imprint
Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA, USA : Blackwell Science, 2003.
description
xvii, 328 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0632064617
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Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA, USA : Blackwell Science, 2003.
isbn
0632064617
general note
"RICS Foundation"--Cover.
catalogue key
4774612
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-317) and index.
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Review Quotes
'this remarkable collection of chapters by leading housing experts provides a wealth of comment and information' Building Engineer July 2003 'thought -provoking... it offers a robust assessment of the role of economics in planning' Urban Studies, July 2004 'I heartily recommend a read' Bruce Duncan, Chair RICS Regeneration Forum 'An excellent and varied book which offers a well-documented and fairly comprehensive view of the current insights of housing economists. Recommended reading for economists, policy officals and academics.' International Planning Studies, Feb 2004
this remarkable collection of chapters by leading housing experts provides a wealth of comment and information' Building Engineer July 2003Thought -provoking... it offers a robust assessment of the role of economics in planning' Urban Studies, July 2004I heartily recommend a read' Bruce Duncan, Chair RICS Regeneration ForumAn excellent and varied book which offers a well-documented and fairly comprehensive view of the current insights of housing economists. Recommended reading for economists, policy officals and academics.' International Planning Studies, Feb 2004
'this remarkable collection of chapters by leading housing experts provides a wealth of comment and information' Building Engineer July 2003'Thought -provoking... it offers a robust assessment of the role of economics in planning' Urban Studies, July 2004'I heartily recommend a read' Bruce Duncan, Chair RICS Regeneration Forum'An excellent and varied book which offers a well-documented and fairly comprehensive view of the current insights of housing economists. Recommended reading for economists, policy officals and academics.' International Planning Studies, Feb 2004
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Summaries
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This book is a timely assessment of 20 years of progress in the field of housing economics and its application to policy and practice. Two decades on from the publication of Duncan Maclennan's influential Housing Economics, 16 leading housing experts - both academics and policy makers from across the world - now honour Maclennan's contributions. The chapters here present a contemporary survey of key issues in housing, from urban housing markets and sub-market modelling, to the economics of social housing, the basis for housing planning, economic analysis of neighbourhoods, and the connections between academic work and policy development.For students, researchers and practitioners in housing, urban economics and social policy, Housing Economics and Public Policy:. provides up to date and comprehensive reviews of major areas of the housing economics literature . sheds light on the economic, social and spatial processes that affect housing . includes discussion of major areas of cutting edge housing economics research and identifies continuing gaps . presents a synthesis of housing economics research on both sides of the Atlantic . assesses the impact of theory on policy and practice
Back Cover Copy
This book is a timely assessment of 20 years of progress in the field of housing economics and its application to policy and practice. Two decades on from the publication of Duncan Maclennan's influential Housing Economics, 16 leading housing experts - both academics and policy makers from across the world - now honour Maclennan's contributions. The chapters here present a contemporary survey of key issues in housing, from urban housing markets and sub-market modelling, to the economics of social housing, the basis for housing planning, economic analysis of neighbourhoods, and the connections between academic work and policy development. For students, researchers and practitioners in housing, urban economics and social policy, Housing Economics and Public Policy : . provides up to date and comprehensive reviews of major areas of the housing economics literature . sheds light on the economic, social and spatial processes that affect housing . includes discussion of major areas of cutting edge housing economics research and identifies continuing gaps . presents a synthesis of housing economics research on both sides of the Atlantic . assesses the impact of theory on policy and practice
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Main Description
This book is a timely assessment of 20 years of progress in the field of housing economics and its application to policy and practice. Two decades on from the publication of Duncan Maclennan's influential Housing Economics, 16 leading housing experts - both academics and policy makers from across the world - now honour Maclennan's contributions. The chapters here present a contemporary survey of key issues in housing, from urban housing markets and sub-market modelling, to the economics of social housing, the basis for housing planning, economic analysis of neighbourhoods, and the connections between academic work and policy development. For students, researchers and practitioners in housing, urban economics and social policy, Housing Economics and Public Policy: . provides up to date and comprehensive reviews of major areas of the housing economics literature . sheds light on the economic, social and spatial processes that affect housing . includes discussion of major areas of cutting edge housing economics research and identifies continuing gaps . presents a synthesis of housing economics research on both sides of the Atlantic . assesses the impact of theory on policy and practice
Main Description
This book is a timely assessment of 20 years of progress in the field of housing economics and its application to policy and practice. Two decades on from the publication of Duncan Maclennan's influential Housing Economics, 16 leading housing experts - both academics and policy makers from across the world - now honour Maclennan's contributions.The chapters here present a contemporary survey of key issues in housing, from urban housing markets and sub-market modelling, to the economics of social housing, the basis for housing planning, economic analysis of neighbourhoods, and the connections between academic work and policy development.For students, researchers and practitioners in housing, urban economics and social policy, Housing Economics and Public Policy:. provides up to date and comprehensive reviews of major areas of the housing economics literature. sheds light on the economic, social and spatial processes that affect housing. includes discussion of major areas of cutting edge housing economics research and identifies continuing gaps. presents a synthesis of housing economics research on both sides of the Atlantic. assesses the impact of theory on policy and practice
Table of Contents
Introduction
Urban housing models
Segmentation, adjustment and disequilibrium
Transactions costs and housing markets
Hedonic pricing models:a selective and applied review
Housing, random walks, complexity and the macroeconomy
Taxation, subsidies and housing markets
The economics of social housing
Neighbourhood dynamics and housing markets
Access to home ownership in the United States:the impact of changing perspectives on constraints to tenure choice
Planning regulation and housing supply in a market system
Economics and housing planning
The right to buy in Britain
The political economy of housing research
Policy and academia:an assessment
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