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United States :, Selected Issues

Abstract
The note delves on the U.S. housing market outlook, the potential benefits of mitigating distressed sales household deleveraging, and the recovery. Policies to facilitate labor market adjustment to reduce the large employment volatility without affecting efficient labor allocation could prevent problems. U.S. firms are hoarding money but it is likely to be spent to boost firms’ capital expenditure, rather than kept as precautionary balances. The note discusses commodity price shocks affecting Treasury inflation protected securities (TIPS), budget institutions for federal fiscal consolidation, and mortgage delinquencies in the United States
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; I. The U.S. Housing Market Outlook-What are the Potential Benefits of Mitigating Distressed Sales?; A. Introduction; B. Weak Demand, Elevated Inventories, and Distress Sales Bearing on House Prices; C. What is the Outlook for Home Prices?; Tables; I.1. Model Analysis; I.2. Expected Nominal Home Price Changes by Year; D. Conclusion; Boxes; I.1. The U.S. Housing Market: Some Basic Facts; I.2. The Mortgage Legal Documentation Problem; Figures; I.1. Simulation and House Price Dynamics, 1995-2015; II. Household Deleveraging and the Recovery; A. Introduction; B. Analysis
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (88 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781463901035

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