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Housing and Mortgage Markets in Historical Perspective

Eugene N. White, Kenneth Snowden, and Price Fishback, editors

Conference held September 23-24, 2011
Published in July 2014 by University of Chicago Press
© 2014 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):DAE, PE

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397 pages
ISBN: 0-226-07384-X

Table of Contents

Front matter: Kenneth Snowden, Eugene N. White, Price Fishback (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Kenneth Snowden, Eugene N. White, Price Fishback (p. 1 - 13) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. A Historiography of Early NBER Housing and Mortgage Research: Kenneth Snowden (p. 15 - 36) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. The Interwar Housing Cycle in the Light of 2001-2012: A Comparative Historical Perspective: Alexander J. Field (p. 39 - 80) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. Consumption and Investment Booms in the 1920s and Their Collapse in 1930: Steven Gjerstad, Vernon L. Smith (p. 81 - 114) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Lessons from the Great American Real Estate Boom and Bust of the 1920s: Eugene N. White (p. 115 - 158) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. The 1920s American Real Estate Boom and the Downturn of the Great Depression: Evidence from City Cross-Sections: Michael Brocker, Christopher Hanes (p. 161 - 201) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. New Multicity Estimates of the Changes in Home Values, 1920-1940: Price Fishback, Trevor Kollmann (p. 203 - 244) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. The Prolonged Resolution of Troubled Real Estate Lenders during the 1930s: Jonathan D. Rose (p. 245 - 284) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Dutch Securities for American Land Speculation in the Late Eighteenth Century: Rik Frehen, William N. Goetzmann, K. Geert Rouwenhorst (p. 287 - 304) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Lending to Lemons: Landschaft Credit in Eighteenth-Century Prussia: Kirsten Wandschneider (p. 305 - 325) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. The Twentieth-Century Increase in U.S. Home Ownership: Facts and Hypotheses: Daniel K. Fetter (p. 329 - 350) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Did Housing Policies Cause the Postwar Boom in Home Ownership?: Matthew Chambers, Carlos Garriga, Don E. Schlagenhauf (p. 351 - 385) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
Indexes: Kenneth Snowden, Eugene N. White, Price Fishback (p. 389 - 397) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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