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DIW Weekly Report 32 / 2019

High Risk of a Housing Bubble in Germany and Most OECD Countries

Housing prices in many countries have increased significantly over the past years, fueling a fear that speculative price bubbles will return. However, it can be difficult for policymakers to recognize when regulatory interventions in the market are .

2019| Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Claus Michelsen
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The Effects of Second-Generation Rent Control on Land Values

Second generation rent control seeks to prevent negative quantity effects by exempting newly built units. The artificially lowered rent in the controlled segment makes renting attractive for households that would otherwise not have rented in the ...

In: AEA Papers and Proceedings 109 (2019), S. 385-388 | Andreas Mense, Claus Michelsen, Konstantin A. Kholodilin
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On DSGE Models

The outcome of any important macroeconomic policy change is the net effect of forces operating on different parts of the economy. A central challenge facing policymakers is how to assess the relative strength of those forces. Economists have a range

In: Journal of Economic Perspectives 32 (2108), 3, S. 113-140 | Lawrence J. Christiano, Martin S. Eichenbaum, Mathias Trabandt
Brown Bag Seminar Cluster Industrial Economics

Herd Behavior in FDA Committees: A Structural Approach

19.10.2018| Melissa Newham
DIW Weekly Report 38 / 2019

Housing Market Regulation Has Contributed to the Worldwide Triumph of Home Ownership

The present report presents new historical data based on country comparisons and research results regarding rent control and its long-term effect on the home ownership rate in 27 countries. Policy measures of rent control, protection against eviction

2019| Konstantin Kholodilin, Sebastian Kohl
Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen

Changing the incentive to pollute: Heterogeneous effects of waste pricing policies

To internalize pollution externalities of municipal waste, Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) pricing schemes for unsorted waste are adopted worldwide. This paper estimates causal effects of PAYT on unsorted, recycling and total waste generation, and ...

29.05.2019| Marica Valente

BCCP Conference and Policy Forum 2019

Focusing on regulatory challenges in digital markets, in particular the rise of corporate power, the fourth annual Conference and Policy Forum of the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP) was held in Berlin on June 21st, 2019.  Touching ...

21.06.2019| Tomaso Duso
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Central Business District of St. Petersburg 1869–2017: From a Market Economy to a Centrally Planned One and Back Again

The city center is at the core of urban and housing economics. Many models crucially depend on it. In a market economy, the location of urban amenities, especially eating establishments, closely correlates with that of the city center and, more ...

In: Urban Studies and Practices Journal 3 (2018), 1, S. 23-39 | Konstantin A. Kholodilin, Leonid Limonov
Diskussionspapiere 1783 / 2019

Where Does the Fairtrade Money Go? How Much Consumers Pay Extra for Fairtrade Coffee and How This Value Is Split along the Value Chain

Fairtrade certification aims at transferring wealth from the consumer to the farmer; however, coffee passes through many hands before reaching final consumers. Bringing together retail, wholesale, and stock market data, this study estimates how much

2019| Helene Naegele
Weekly Report

Rental market regulation over the last 100 years in an international comparison

by Konstantin Kholodilin, Jan Philip Weber und Steffen Sebastian  Residential rental markets regulations have become an integral part of everyday life in Germany as in almost all other countries. The strong house price and rent increases over .

07.11.2018| Konstantin A. Kholodilin
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