RSUE Special Issue on Housing-Affordability
This special issue will feature new research that addresses the housing affordability challenge. We welcome innovative papers on the measurement and analysis of housing affordability and on policy approaches that address affordability issues. Relevant topics could include (but are not limited to) land price, house price, and rent dynamics; housing supply; mortgage instrument design and performance; the structure and depth of housing finance and related securitization markets; land use regulation and entitlements; urban labor markets and human capital; demographic factors; household and firm location choice; and policy at all levels of government. This list of topics is not exhaustive and interested authors are encouraged to contact one of the special issue editors with any questions about the suitability of potential submissions. Papers must be of sufficient analytical rigor to meet the customary standards of the journal.
Submissions should be made before November 1st, 2017 via the journal’s website at: https://www.evise.com/profile/#/RSUE/login.
To ensure that all manuscripts are correctly identified for inclusion in the special issue, authors should select the name of the special issue “SI: Housing Affordability” when they upload their manuscripts. Early submissions are encouraged. All submissions will be dealt with promptly to meet the goal of publishing the special issue as quickly as possible.
Special Issue Editors:
Danny Ben-Shahar, Tel Aviv University (firstname.lastname@example.org); Stuart Gabriel, UCLA (email@example.com); Stephen Oliner, American Enterprise Institute and UCLA (firstname.lastname@example.org).