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…
Jul 2011
Author(s): Arbeláez, María Angélica; Camacho, Carolina; Fajardo, Johanna
This paper explores the role played by policy instruments in access to housing finance by low-income households. It also analyzes the impact of housing credit and subsidies on both the quality of…