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Old Wine in a New Bottle

For the new varietal in place-based development, time will tell Opportunity Zones are the latest in a series of place-based economic development programs. Is this simply “old wine in new bottles?” Or...

What can the World Teach Us?

International comparisons of mortgage markets, part III In previous posts we examined the fundamentals of why finance in general, and mortgages in particular, matter so much for our economy and real...

It’s a wonderful mortgage!

Comparing U.S. home mortgage markets, historically and globally Many of our Rutgers Real Estate blog posts focus on problems in our economy and the real estate markets. We propose fixes to the...

How do they mesh?

Housing market regulation part II: Costs and benefits In previous posts, we’ve argued that the twin pillars of effective housing policy are housing vouchers on the demand side – for citizens we decide...