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Michael Hudson on rent-seeking

Another excerpt from Michael Hudson’s J is for Junk Economics, his heterodox ‘guide to reality in an age of deception’. Here he defines and discusses rent-seeking (p.199-200), an important concept in economics. 627 more words

Political Economy

Am I alone in being bitterly disappointed by Sajid Javid’s speech at the National Housing Federation’s conference?

Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, spoke yesterday (19th September 2017) at the annual conference of the National Housing Federation. In brief, he spoke about the importance of housing associations and promised to forward a green paper on social housing in England which will be a “wide-ranging, top-to-bottom review of the issues facing the sector, the green paper will be the most substantial report of its kind for a generation. 558 more words


Berlin: Rent controls in practice

Around the world, countries and cities from New York to Dublin use rent controls to keep homes affordable. In 2015, Berlin joined the ranks of those cities that regulate their rents, with the introduction of the… 291 more words


What are the prospects for the UK house prices and rents?

One of the features of economics and economics life is that no matter how unlikely something is if it suits vested interests it will keep being reinvented. 1,242 more words

General Economics

Rent trends 2011-17

An experimental price index tracking rents paid to private landlords has been produced by the Office of National Statistics – the Index of Private Housing Rental Prices ( 356 more words

Rents of private home in Singapore up 0.2% in July: SRX Property

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Rents of private non-landed homes in Singapore rose 0.2 per cent in July compared to June, while rental volumes rose by 11.8 per cent from a month ago to 4,834 units, going by the flash estimates of SRX Property. 202 more words

Money Matters

Mayorkun Rents A Whole Cinema To Watch A Movie Alone, Nigerians Drag Him (Photo)

DMW Artiste, Mayorkun has incurred the wrath of his fans, after he revealed that he rented out a whole Cinema in Owerri to watch “Banana Island Ghost”. 224 more words