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Western Hemisphere Department


  • I. Introduction

  • II. How have housing prices, mortgage lending, and household debt evolve in recent years?

  • III. Are urban real estate prices showing signs of “overheating”?

  • IV. Have there been changes in bank mortgage lending policies?

  • V. What are the macroprudential measures to mitigate housing risks?

  • VI. Conclusion and policy implications


  • Appendix 1. Details of Regression: Growth in Housing Price (Georgetown)

  • Appendix 2. Details of Regression: Growth in Housing Loans


Guyana: Housing Market and Implications for Macroprudential Policies
Author: Mr. Julian T Chow