Australian housing market: causes and effects of rising price

Rahman, Mohammad Mafizur (2008) Australian housing market: causes and effects of rising price. In: 37th Australian Conference of Economists (ACE 2008), 30 Sept - 04 Oct 2008, Gold Coast, Australia.


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Australian economic growth and the welfare of Australians are very much related to housing sector. Recently housing affordability has emerged as a widely discussed issue among the politicians, academics and policy makers. This paper therefore analyses current housing market conditions in Australia. Specifically the paper examines the factors that have caused increased housing prices over recent years. Various effects of this housing price hike on the Australian economy are also evaluated.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author retains copyright.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2008 11:25
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:09
Uncontrolled Keywords: Australia, housing market, housing prices
Fields of Research : 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140202 Economic Development and Growth

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