Housing: Microdata, macro problems – a two day conference sponsored by the Bank of England, the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice (Cemmap) and the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis
Monday 19th June and Tuesday 20th June 2017
Housing markets play in the dynamics of financial markets, labour markets, and the wider macro economy.
The conference will feature 10-12 papers that tackle housing issues from a variety of angles, including:
- Mortgage and bankruptcy constraints in equilibrium
- Role of individuals’ beliefs and expectations about income and house prices
- Interactions between housing and labour market choices
- Tenure choice: Why does anyone buy a house?
- Housing supply
- Contracting frictions in housing and mortgage markets
- Search and matching in housing markets
- The effects of recent and not-so recent housing/mortgage policies
- International comparisons
The conference is sponsored by the Bank of England, the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice (Cemmap) (Grant number ES/I034021/1), and the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis at Imperial College Business School. The conference is organised by Philippe Bracke (Bank of England), Jonathan Halket (CeMMAP, IFS and Essex), Lars Nesheim (CeMMAP, UCL and IFS) and Tarun Ramadorai (Imperial College and CEPR).