The aim of the workshop is to bring together experts from different countries and different disciplines (economics, history, law, sociology, etc.) whose “common denominator” is their interest in rent control. This event aims to be a forum for discussing rent control experiences around the world. It should also foster a stronger network among scholars, thus facilitating joint research...
20.06.2022| Edward Goetz, Åke Gunnelin, Rosane Hungria Gunnelin, Aurora Iannello, Kyung-Hwan Kim. Dennis Keating, Sebastian Kohl, Stephen Malpezzi, Maya Mark, Aleksandar R. Miletić, Hugo Périlleux Sanchez, Linus Pfeiffer, Nikos Potamianos, Bo Söderberg, Lorenz Thomschke, Konstantin A. Kholodilin
Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)
11.04.2022| Florian Oswald (SciencesPo Paris)
Rent control is a highly debated social policy that has been omnipresent since World War I. Since 2010s, it has been experiencing a true renaissance, for many cities and countries facing housing shortage are desperately looking for solutions of the chronic housing shortage and direct their attention to controlling housing rents and to other restrictive policies. Is rent control useful or does it...
07.01.2022| Konstantin A. Kholodilin
Credit decisions play an important role for the economic wellbeing of households. However, the complexity of products and varying price information display makes it hard for consumers to navigate this field. Empirical evidence has important implications for consumer protection policies, as many people fail to make optimal choices for themselves and struggle to understand credit cost information....
Externe referierte Aufsätze
In this study, we investigate the determinants of rental prices in Russian Empire prior to World War I and the variation of housing rents across cities. For our research, we use statistical data on 1232 cities in 1910. Our analysis shows that the urban rents in imperial Russia were affected by such city characteristics as its population structure, prices for different goods, and the geographical position. ...
Voprosy ėkonomiki : ežemesjačnyj žurnal
(2022), 7, S. 123-239
| Alisa Y. Raykovskaya, Marina A. Talantceva, Konstantin A. Kholodilin
Externe referierte Aufsätze
Welfare is traditionally understood as social security decommodifying labour markets or as social investment policies. In the domain of housing, however, welfare for homeowners is largely hidden in the tax codes’ fiscal exemptions. Based on a content analysis of legislation, this article introduces a novel yearly database of 37 countries between 1901 and 2020 to uncover the “hidden welfare state” of ...
Journal of Public Policy
im Ersch. (2022), [online first: 2022-10-21]
| Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Sebastian Kohl, Artem Korzhenevych, Linus Pfeiffer
DIW Weekly Report 42/43/44 / 2022
The building sector plays a major role when it comes to meeting climate targets. An analysis by DIW Berlin based on data from energy provider ista SE shows that in the past two years both the temperature-adjusted heat consumption in German multi-apartment buildings and the temperature-adjusted CO2 emissions have dropped slightly. As positive as this decrease is—despite the increase in homeworking due ...
2022| Till Köveker, Mats Kröger, Franziska Schütze
DIW Berlin - Politikberatung kompakt 183 / 2022
Urban areas are confronted with a chronic shortage of housing, especially in the low-rent segment. This precarious situation is further exacerbated by major chal-lenges, like the destruction of housing by wars and natural catastrophes, rapid increase of demand, or a pandemic cutting incomes. In response, the authorities take advantage of rent control that slows down rent increases or even freezes rents. ...
2022| Konstantin A. Kholodilin
SOEPpapers 1169 / 2022
Wohnkosten machen einen großen Teil der Ausgaben der Haushalte und Familien aus, und variieren zwischen Haushalten unterschiedlicher Größe und Struktur stark. Trotzdem werden sie in der Familienberichterstattung bisher wenig thematisiert. Die vorliegende Arbeit will diese Lücke schließen, indem sie die Wohnkostensituation und Wohlfahrtsvorteile, die sich durch kostenreduziertes Wohnen ergeben, in Kategorien ...
2022| Susanne Elsas, Annika Rinklake