Posts Tagged ‘Case Shiller’

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    Housing Prices in the U.S. and Abroad

    Jun 2, 11 • 173 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Government, Households, Macroeconomic Measurement, Money and Monetary Policy, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    We have a double dip in U.S. housing prices. But, is it happening everywhere? A Goldman Sachs research report from mid-May provided an OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) summary. The most troubled: Struggling euro zone countries

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    Paying Less For a House

    Feb 21, 11 • 185 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Government, Households, Money and Monetary Policy1 Comment

    In an interesting Politico opinion column, journalist Michael Kinsley wonders why everyone seems to assume that climbing home prices are good. He points out that most people are happy when the prices of essentials like gas go down. So why the opposite for