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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Real Estate Economics

ISBN 9780230233201
Publication Date April 2011
Formats Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave

Economic explanations of real estate issues such as development, investment and policy-making are introduced in this text. It is written in a non-technical way, covering residential and commercial property markets, and includes empirical data, examples, case studies, market reports and summaries of latest research.

ERNIE JOWSEY is Professor of Property and Real Estate at Northumbria University. Previous publications include Urban Planning, 6th Edition and Modern Economics, 8th Edition both co-written with Jack Harvey.


PART 1: THE ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK
Chapter 1 The Scope of Economics
Chapter 2 Economic Efficiency

PART 2: LAND AND PROPERTY IN THE ECONOMY

Chapter 3 Real Estate Markets
Chapter 4 Land and Property Price Determination
Chapter 5 Residential Property Markets
Chapter 6 The Cyclical Nature of Property Markets

PART 3: PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 7 The Development Process
Chapter 8 Redevelopment
Chapter 9 Development Finance
Chapter 10 Urban Regeneration
Chapter 11 Cost Benefit Analysis of Development Projects
Chapter 12 The Economics of Planning Regulation
Chapter 13 The Economics of the Construction Industry
Chapter 14 Sustainable Development and 'Green Building'
Chapter 15 Contaminated Land and Brownfield Development
industrial land and redevelopment; government policy in the UK;
latest developments including research by De Sousa (on Toronto) in Land Use Policy

PART 4: LAND AND PROPERTY INVESTMENT
Chapter 16 Investment in UK Land and Property
Chapter 17 The UK Commercial Property Market
Chapter 18 International Property Investment
 
PART 5: THE GOVERNMENT AND REAL ESTATE
Chapter 19 Regional Policy in the UK and Europe
Chapter 20 The Impact of Government Policy on Real Estate
Chapter 21 Government Ownership of Real Estate
Chapter 22 Taxation of Real Estate



Reviews

This is the best basic economics text for real estate students. It presents economic concepts and tools in a simple, readable way, and their applications give students insight into a comprehensive range of real estate phenomena and processes.' Colin Jones, Professor of Estate Management, Heriot-Watt University
'An engaging and timely publication, which brings the subject to life in a comprehensive and accessible way.' Dr Lulu Wang, School of the Built and Natural Environment, Northumbria University
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