The Fiscal Policy Dimension: Implicit Taxes
Robert Buckley ()
Chapter 9 in Housing Finance in Developing Countries, 1996, pp 124-145 from Palgrave Macmillan
Abstract This chapter examines housing policies in socialist economies. While the emphasis is on the Hungarian experience, the questions under investigation also apply to other reforming and post-socialist countries. All the reforming economies are confronted with many of the same basic questions; for example, how can the paradox of a very costly housing-subsidy system be reconciled with the housing shortages that characterize most of the reforming economies; how much do housing subsidies actually cost; and finally, how do housing policies of reformed socialist systems compare with those of market economies?
Keywords: Public Housing; Socialist Economy; Housing Policy; Housing Stock; Rental Housing (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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