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A closer look at house price indexes


  • Bryan J. Noeth
  • Rajdeep Sengupta


At least early in the financial crisis, the high rate of foreclosures seemed to be due more to households' overreaching than to predatory lending. A disproportionate number of those being foreclosed on were well-educated, well-off and relatively young people.

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  • Bryan J. Noeth & Rajdeep Sengupta, 2011. "A closer look at house price indexes," The Regional Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue July, pages 16-17.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedlre:y:2011:i:july:p:16-17

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    1. Jeremy M. Piger & Robert H. Rasche, 2008. "Inflation: Do Expectations Trump the Gap?," International Journal of Central Banking, International Journal of Central Banking, vol. 4(4), pages 85-116, December.
    2. William T. Gavin, 2009. "More money: understanding recent changes in the monetary base," Review, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue Mar, pages 49-60.
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    1. William M. Doerner & Andrew V. Leventis, 2013. "Distressed Sales and the FHFA House Price Index," Staff Working Papers 13-01, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
    2. R. Kelley Pace & Shuang Zhu, 2016. "Inferring Price Information from Mortgage Payment Behavior: a Latent Index Approach," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 53(2), pages 246-267, August.
    3. Pascal Towbin & Sebastian Weber, 2015. "Price Expectations and the U.S. Housing Boom," IMF Working Papers 15/182, International Monetary Fund.

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