Search for dissertations about: "housing policies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 swedish dissertations containing the words housing policies.

  1. 1. Essays on Housing : tax treatment, prices, and macroeconomic implications

    Author : Markus Karlman; John Hassler; Per Krusell; Peter Englund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; macroeconomics; housing; house prices; mortgage interest deduction; marginal propensity to consume; welfare; heterogeneous agents; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Costly reversals of bad policies: the case of the mortgage interest deductionThis paper measures the welfare effects of removing the mortgage interest deduction under a variety of implementation scenarios. To this end, we build a life-cycle model with heterogeneous households calibrated to the U.S. READ MORE

  2. 2. Influence and Invisibility : Tenants in Housing Provision in Mwanza City, Tanzania

    Author : Jenny Cadstedt; Gunilla Andrae; Kerstin Bodström; Lusugga Kironde; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rental tenure; tenants; housing provision; housing career; housing strategy; housing policy; urban planning; Sustainable Cities Programme; unplanned settlements; community participation; citizenship; secure tenure; Mwanza; Tanzania; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : A high proportion of urban residents in Tanzanian cities are tenants who rent rooms in privately owned houses in unplanned settlements. However, in housing policy and in urban planning rental tenure gets very little attention. This study focuses on the reasons for and consequences of this discrepancy between policy and practice. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effect of competition and ownership policies on the housing market

    Author : Mikael Atterhög; Hans Lind; Bengt Turner; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Environmental engineering and architecture; Competition; housing companies; public housing; rental housing; tenure forms; privatization; Konkurrens; privat bostadsföretag; allmännyttigt bostadsföretag; upplåtelseform; privatisering; statliga medel; Sverige; internationell; Civil engineering and architecture; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : This dissertation consists of five studies presented in seven essays. The overall objectives are to investigate the extent and consequences of competition on the rental housing market as well as the importance of national government policies for the substitute good, i.e. owner-occupied housing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Housing the Nation? : Post-Apartheid Public Housing Provision in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

    Author : Erika Lind; Roger Andersson; Anssi Paasi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social and economic geography; post-apartheid; state space production; public housing provision; local government; democratisation; nation-building; citizenship; Eastern Cape; South Africa; Kulturgeografi; Human geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The main objective of the thesis is to critically analyse local modes of post-apartheid public housing provision in the context of nation-building and democratisation in South Africa. The focus in the study is set on the new housing policy in South Africa, launched in 1994, and its implementation on local government level during the time period 1994-2003. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Housing, Mortgages, and Taxation

    Author : Kasper Kragh-Sørensen; Per Krusell; Jonathan Heathcote; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Housing; life cycle; heterogeneous households; mortgage interest deduction; residential property tax; mortgage lending policies; welfare; optimal taxation; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Costly reversals of bad policies: the case of the mortgage interest deduction This paper measures the welfare effects of removing the mortgage interest deduction under a variety of implementation scenarios. To this end, we build a life-cycle model with heterogeneous households calibrated to the U.S. READ MORE