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An economic evaluation of rent control and other rental housing market policies in Australia

Albon, Robert


This thesis is a study of the economic effects of rent control and other rental housing market policies. The analysis is conducted in a neoclassical framework, although some peculiarities of the housing market are taken into account. The case for government intervention is considered from both efficiency and equity points of view. The case for intervention on efficiency grounds is found to be very weak. If government has a redistributive objective, housing is one medium by which...[Show more]

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Date published: 1981
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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