What Explains House Price Booms?: History and Empirical Evidence.
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Paper prepared for the 17th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance Rethymno, Crete from May 30 to June 1, 2013. The authors would like to acknowledge the excellent research assistance provided by Antonio Cusato during this project. All remaining errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.