Journal Article

Housing's Role in the Slow Recovery

Abstract: Why did homebuilding recover so slowly after the Great Recession? Burcu Eyigungor examines some unusual supply and demand factors during the boom and bust and explores why home construction is so important to economic recoveries.

Keywords: Economic recovery; Great Recession; Housing; Home construction;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Part of Series: Economic Insights

Publication Date: 2016-04

Volume: 1

Issue: 2

Pages: 1-6