Housing, regional and urban economic analysis are the key research chapters of this group.
Developing a better understanding of how policy and economic activities can be enacted to improve micro and macro-economic prosperity is a particular focus of all its studies.
The group has a strong interest in exploring linkages between aging, wealth, quality of life, agglomeration, the (global) financial services sector ( e.g., banking), intergenerational wealth transfers, housing wealth and work incentives, demographic change, evaluation of community programs, dynamics of housing affordability and cross-country comparisons of housing policy.
Recent Research Activities:
The Housing and Urban Economics research program encompasses projects and initiatives which seek to: