Housing and Urban Development Indicators: A Good Idea Whose Time Has Returned
This special issue of "Real Estate Economics" is devoted to "Housing and Urban Development Indicators." The issue has been underwritten by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development as a U.S. Contribution to the United Nation's "Habitat II" Conference, held in Istanbul, Turkey in June 1996. This introduction first briefly explains the role of indicators in urban research. Current research on indicators is then described, including a major international research effort undertaken in over fifty countries with support from numerous academics and other researchers, the United Nations, the World Bank and a number of governments. Finally, the papers in this issue are introduced and placed in context. Copyright American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association.
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Volume (Year): 25 (1997)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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