Philip Soos

A toxic mess: vested interests and the real estate industry

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Young academic Philip Soos is an outspoken critic of those who seek to ‘game’ Australia’s land market. This scathing indictment from The Conversation today. Conflicts of interest undermine the quality of advice and policy. It is critical to the functioning of markets and government that parties involved are free of conflicts, especially monetary ones. We […]

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Housing bubble trouble: separating facts from fiction

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Reprinted from academic e-zine The Conversation In a previous article, I analysed four of the common arguments used by those who deny there is a bubble in Australia’s residential property market. The bubble deniers have employed other explanations for the largest run-up in prices in Australia’s 131 years of land sales records. Restrictive government regulations […]

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Why didn’t economists see Australia’s property bubble?

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photo credit: h.koppdelaney By Philip Soos This article first appeared at www.theconversation.edu.au and is republished under Creative Commons. One aspect of housing and stock market bubbles continually repeats: the vast majority of economists either miss or deny their existence. In recent years, enormous asset bubbles have burst in many countries. The most notable have been […]

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