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The Origins of Housing Bubbles

The Origins of Housing Bubbles

Historical Pathways of Property Speculation in the UK, Germany and Spain

Key contacts: Dr. Javier Moreno Zacar├ęs

Funding: Leverhulme Trust

Start date: 01.10.2019

End date: 31.10.2022

Project overview

The Origins of Housing Bubbles explores how mass property speculation is structured across different institutional contexts, using a comparative historical approach to examine the different ways in which capitalism shapes the built environment. The project traces the pathways to housing-bubble formation in three European economies: the UK, Germany, and Spain.