Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Economics for Real People: Myths and Legends of Housing Unaffordability



Wow, this looks right up my alley. News of what’s tomorrow night, Thursday, with the Auckland University Economics Group:

Like the legends of old, the stories about what caused our rapidly inflating housing bubble are often as far-fetched as housing prices themselves.

In this fascinating oversight from an Auckland architect and economic commentator, the myths and legends are examined and their many furphies exposed.

And we come up with three causes – and many villains.

        Date: Thursday, August  11
Time: 6-7pm
Location: Case Room 2, Level 0, Faculty of Business and Economics,
                       Auckland University Business School, cnr. Grafton Rd and Symonds St
                       (on all major bus routes; plenty of parking underneath the Business School)

All welcome. We look forward to seeing you there!

Keep up to date with us on our 2016 Facebook Page.

Sounds like fun! I wonder who the presenter is …


1 comment:

  1. Couple of strange looking dudes on their facebook cover. One of them Keynes.
    Well if this group is going to name the villains at the meeting maybe you could remedy the situation...
    Some muttering easily starts as .. “ hang the progressive planners, hang the planner” until soon it becomes a chant. Then you all pour out on to the street, down to Council Chambers, take possession, wait till the morning, no cool heads allowed, you hang them.
    It doesn’t matter if you hang the wrong people, they all deserve it..
    Wish I could be there. If I can make pretty painted billboards, I should be able to manage a scaffold.


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