01/31/17: Housing Recovery - what's different this time
William Wheaton, Professor of Economics and Urban Studies
Jan 31, 2016: 1:00PM-02:30PM E51-376
Enrollment: Limited: First come, first served (no advance sign-up)
This recovery in the housing market has been unusually slow, with low construction and only a few markets recovering to date back to 2007 price levels. A number of alternative explanations will be analyzed with conventional forecasting tools critiqued. Future scenarios will be examined.
Contact: Beata Shuster, E52-439A, 617 253-8883, BSHUSTER@MIT.EDU