Housing Policy Matters

Housing Policy Matters : A Global Analysis

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This book unifies housing policy by integrating industrialized and developing-country interventions in the housing sector into a comprehensive global framework. One hundred indicators are used to compare housing policies and conditions in 53 countries. Statistical analysis confirms that - after accounting for economic development - enabling housing policies result in improved housing conditions.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 434 pages
  • 149.9 x 228.6 x 33mm | 771.12g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • numerous tables and figures
  • 0195137159
  • 9780195137156
  • 1,128,752

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A welcome addition to both undergraduate and graduate courses in urban economics, urban planning, urban development and related courses. * Urban Studies * Shlomo Angel argues forcefully and persuasively ... the author cogently presents the case for the creation of a housing policy environment that harnesses market incentives to achieve efficient and equitable housing outcomes. Housing Policy Matters is clearly a major and path-breaking work on housing policy in a global context ... a well-written, substantial book for a wide urban policy audience. It's arguments, evidence and insights deserve serious thought. * Urban Studies *show more

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