Dec 2011
Author(s): Auguste, Sebastián; Moya, Ramiro; Sookram, Sandra
This work analyzes housing finance in Trinidad and Tobago during the last 20 years. The period covered is influenced by an economic bonanza led by the energy sector. Housing prices in this period…
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…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Cuevas, Mario; Lée, Sigfrido; Bonilla, María Isabel
In Guatemala there are substantial and growing imbalances in the housing market; at the same time, financial markets remain shallow and underdeveloped. The analytical framework applied in this paper…