The author assesses the Chinese real estate industry’s liquidity concerns and its leverage, which is estimated to be four times higher than its global peers.
Dirk Schoenmaker talks with a senior London policymaker about the UK capital’s high pressure housing market. What are the human impacts of a housing boom, and how can policymakers manage the situation?
Rapidly rising house prices are a well-known source of financial instability. This Policy Contribution examines whether there are regional differences in house price growth within European countries and, if so, whether this warrants more targeted measures to address vulnerabilities.