Nov 2011
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo; Medellín, Nadin
This paper discusses the evolution of housing conditions in urban areas of Latin America and the Caribbean from 1995 to 2006 based on data from household surveys done in 18 countries that comprise 95…
Oct 2011
Author(s): López-Silva, Marco A.; Abreu-Lastra, Raúl; Saracho-Martínez, Alberto; Paulín-Hutmacher, Agustín
In 2001, Mexico introduced a comprehensive federal housing policy package. The results have been quantitatively impressive; however, there are qualitative concerns. It is also uncertain whether…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Auguste, Sebastián; Bebczuk, Ricardo N.; Moya, Ramiro
This paper analyzes mortgage loan demand in Argentina using a new survey administered in the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area. It finds that recurring macro volatility and violation of financial…