Essays about: "London housing market"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words London housing market.

  1. 1. Entrepreneur or Fool : A comparative study of the housing market in Stockholm and London

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi; Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Elena Spiroska; Daniel Broman; [2020]
    Keywords : Housing market; Housing price; Greater Fool theory; Price mechanism; Entrepreneur; Bostadsmarknad; Bostadspriser; Greater Fool-teorin; Prismekanism; Entreprenör;

    Abstract : During the past few years, the housing price has increased for both Sweden and the United Kingdom, and according to previous studies there can be many reasons for this development. The purpose of this study is to investigate the degree of differences and similarities between two housing markets. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ethnic Discrimination in London’s Housing Market – Are Bangladeshi women worse off applying for housing compared to White women?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Matilda Fredholm; Sonja Stanicic; [2019-02-15]
    Keywords : Taste-based discrimination; Statistical discrimination; London housing market; Bangladeshi; Correspondence testing design; Ethnic discrimination;

    Abstract : This study investigates ethnic discrimination for sublets in London’s rental housing market. By applying an experimental design, four female fictitious characters were created to apply for housing advertisements on the website Gumtree. READ MORE

  3. 3. Defending Communities : An Analysis of Anti-Gentrification Measures

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Sven Lindemann; [2019]
    Keywords : gentrification; Berlin; London;

    Abstract : Gentrification is a controversial phenomenon. Some are in favor of the process as a means of urban revaluation and creator of a social mix while others condemn it as a strategy that only benefits one group: the (upper) middle class. Moreover, gentrification’s emergence is a controversial topic. READ MORE

  4. 4. How has the Housing Shortage in UK Developed and How Can it Be Solved?

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Matti Lukkarinen; [2019]
    Keywords : UK; Housing Shortage; Solutions; London; Storbritannien; bostadsbrist;

    Abstract : Purpose with the thesis is to describe the housing situation in the UK, identify challenges and key solutions to them. To meet the purpose three research questions have been formulated: How has the British housing market developed since world war 2? Which challenges does the British housing market face? Which are the possible solutions to the challenges on the housing market? The method used is literature sources, statistics databases well as interviews and surveys with professionals within the field. READ MORE

  5. 5. The devil in disguise : seeking political opportunity through Brexit to claim 'rights to the city' in London

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Leonard D'Crus; [2018]
    Keywords : Brexit; political opportunity; ‘Rights to the city’; community-led housing; Scenario analysis; London; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : There has long been a crisis of housing affordability in London, which the government and private sector are failing to address. On top of the socio-economic challenges brought about by this, London’s current and new stock of housing are not built to the necessary environmental standards to achieve legally binding environmental targets. READ MORE