Can the Mortensen-Pissarides Model Match the Housing Market Facts?
AbstractThis paper examines whether the Mortensen-Pissarides matching model can account for the housing markets facts, most of all the empirical anomaly known as ‘price dispersion’. Our main finding is that the model can account for the three basic facts of housing market, without any restrictive assumption and in a very simple framework.
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Date of creation: 01 Jan 2012
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House prices; time-on-the-market; housing price dispersion; bargaining power; search and matching frictions.;
Other versions of this item:
- Gaetano Lisi, 2012. "Can the Mortensen-Pissarides Model Match the Housing Market Facts ?," Working Papers hal-00676072, HAL.
- R0 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General
- R31 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location - - - Housing Supply and Markets
- R21 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Housing Demand
- D40 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing - - - General
- D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search, Learning, and Information
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-02-27 (All new papers)
- NEP-DGE-2012-02-27 (Dynamic General Equilibrium)
- NEP-URE-2012-02-27 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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