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European Housing Policies: Bringing The State Back In? 1


  • Joe Doherty


Housing occupies a unique place in public policy, neither fully part of the welfare state, nor fully part of the free market…Nevertheless, housing has been subject to sustained, pervasive and fundamental forms of intervention by the state for well over a hundred years. Today's housing markets and housing outcomes have been decisively shaped by public policy. (Kleinman 1996: 1)

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  • Joe Doherty, 2004. "European Housing Policies: Bringing The State Back In? 1," European Journal of Housing Policy, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 4(3), pages 253-260, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:eurjhp:v:4:y:2004:i:3:p:253-260

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    1. Mario Holzner & Stefan Jestl, 2015. "Of proprietors and proletarians," Working Paper Reihe der AK Wien - Materialien zu Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft 141, Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte für Wien, Abteilung Wirtschaftswissenschaft und Statistik.
    2. Stefan Jestl & Mario Holzner & Sebastian Leitner, 2015. "Immobilienvermögen und Hypothekarverschuldung der Haushalte im Europavergleich," Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft - WuG, Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte für Wien, Abteilung Wirtschaftswissenschaft und Statistik, vol. 41(1), pages 49-70.

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