The real scandal is not the houses it's rumoured we might be planning on greenfield sites, but the actual number we are failing to build in the here and now.
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Do house prices influence consumption patterns? New research from Martin Browning, Mette Gørtz and Soren Leth-Peterson attempts to find the links between consumption and house prices.
Tomas Hirst argues falling real incomes pose a significant threat to property prices - and the UK's financial system as a whole.
It's possible that a society of educated people is likely to be more cultured and scientific-minded than one of non-graduates, and this should have positive externalities in the form of better political discourse and higher culture. There is, however, little evidence of this in practice.
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