Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Mick Silver
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 2012
Keywords: Housing inflation, Global house price inflation, inflation, price inflation, statistics, dummy variables, statistic, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: General (includes Measurement and Data)
A key element in the build-up to the global recession and subsequently was the movement in house price indexes (HPIs). These indexes are particularly prone to methodological and coverage differences which can under...