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Journal Article
The intergenerational impact of house prices on education: Evidence from China

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW | We investigate heterogeneous and nonlinear intergenerational transmission of education and the impact on this of house prices...

Education Housing
News
Ricardo Santos reviews what is known on the Mozambican labour force

The Mozambican work force is still mostly rural, mostly working in agriculture and outside of the formal labour market. According to official statistics, the rural and urban labour markets differ a lot in Mozambique. In rural areas 90% of the labour...

Labour market Mozambique Housing
Journal Article
Tiered Housing Allocation with Preannounced Rankings: An Experimental Analysis

We study in the laboratory a variant of the house allocation with existing tenants problem where subjects are partitioned into tiers with hierarchical privileges, and they know their position in the priority queue before making their decision...

Experimental design Housing
Working Paper
Lofty pine and clinging vine: The educational ‘Great Gatsby Curve’ and the role of house prices

We investigate the heterogeneous and nonlinear intergenerational transmission channels of education and the impact on this of house price appreciation...

Education Housing
Book Chapter
Cocaine Cities: Exploring the Relationship between Urban Processes and the Drug Trade in South America

From the book: Latin American Urban Development into the 21st Century

Drug trafficking Housing Corruption
Working Paper
Cocaine Cities: Exploring the Relationship between Urban Processes and the Drug Trade in South America

The relationship between the cocaine trade and urban land markets in South America has been overlooked by the mainstream economics and urban studies literature...

Drug trafficking Housing Corruption
Working Paper
The Face of Urban Poverty: Explaining the Prevalence of Slums in Developing Countries

One of the most visible and enduring manifestations of urban poverty in developing countries is the formation and proliferation of slums...

Econometric models Housing Market and demand (Housing)
Working Paper
Parsing the Urban Poverty Puzzle: A Multi-generational Panel Study in Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas, 1968–2008

This paper describes the methodology of a longitudinal multi-generational study in the favelas (shantytowns) of Rio de Janeiro from 1968 to 2008...

Methodology (Economics) Housing Internal migration
Book Chapter
Parsing the Urban Poverty Puzzle: A Multi-generational Panel Study in Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas, 1968–2008

From the book: Urbanization and Development

Methodology (Economics) Housing Internal migration
Book Chapter
The Face of Urban Poverty: Explaining the Prevalence of Slums in Developing Countries

From the book: Urbanization and Development

Econometric models Housing Market and demand (Housing)
Book Chapter
Housing and Personal Wealth in a Global Context

From the book: Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

Consumption Housing Interest rate
Book Chapter
Housing Privatization and Household Wealth in Transition

From the book: Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective

Equality and inequality Household survey Housing
Working Paper
Housing and Personal Wealth in a Global Context

Housing is the single most important component of personal wealth in most countries...

Consumption Housing Interest rate
Working Paper
Housing Privatization and Household Wealth in Transition

All countries in transition experienced increases in inequality. They have also undertaken massive privatization of key asset housing, often on give-away terms. Are these two phenomena related?...

Equality and inequality Household survey Housing
Working Paper
Development of Financial Intermediation and the Dynamics of Rural-Urban Inequality: China, 1978-98

Using China as a test case, this paper empirically investigates how the development of financial intermediation affects rural-urban income disparity (RUID)...

Central banking Equity Housing
Project
Personal assets from a global perspective

Theme: 2004-05

The project aims to assemble data about the distribution and composition of personal assets in developing, transition, and developed countries and to study the implications of personal asset-holding for economic development. The most important asset...

Poverty Inequality and Well-being Personal wealth
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