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July 2013Did Housing Policies Cause the Postwar Boom in Home Ownership?
with Matthew Chambers, Carlos Garriga
in Housing and Mortgage Markets in Historical Perspective, Eugene N. White, Kenneth Snowden, and Price Fishback, editors
After the collapse of housing markets during the Great Depression, the U.S. government played a large role in shaping the future of housing finance and policy. Soon thereafter, housing markets witnessed the largest boom in recent history. The objective in this chapter is to quantify the contribution of government interventions in housing markets in the expansion of U.S. homeownership using an equilibrium model of tenure choice. In the model, home buyers have access to a menu of mortgage choices to finance the acquisition of a house. The government also provides special programs through provisions of the tax code. The parameterized model is consistent with key aggregate and distributional features observed in the 1940 U.S. economy and is capable of accounting for the boom in homeownership i...
February 2013Did Housing Policies Cause the Postwar Boom in Homeownership?
with Matthew Chambers, Carlos Garriga: w18821
After the collapse of housing markets during the Great Depression, the U.S. government played a large role in shaping the future of housing finance and policy. Soon thereafter, housing markets witnessed the largest boom in recent history. The objective in this paper is to quantify the contribution of government interventions in housing markets in the expansion of U.S. homeownership using an equilibrium model of tenure choice. In the model, home buyers have access to a menu of mortgage choices to finance the acquisition of a house. The government also provides special programs through provisions of the tax code. The parameterized model is consistent with key aggregate and distributional features observed in the 1940 U.S. economy and is capable of accounting for the boom in homeownership in ...
December 1977Inflation and Price Controls in a Flexprice-Fixprice Model
with Franklin R. Shupp
in Annals of Economic and Social Measurement, Volume 6, number 5, Sanford V. Berg, editor

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