Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis
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Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

The Uneven Impact on Households

Edited by Ray Forrest and Ngai-Ming Yip

Housing markets are at the centre of the recent global financial turmoil. In this well-researched study, a multidisciplinary group of leading analysts explores the impact of the crisis within, and between, countries.
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Appendix: Selected Key Indicators

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Appendix: selected key indicators Country GDP growth rate (%) 2007 Australia China Hong Kong Hungary Iceland Ireland Japan Korea, South Netherlands New Zealand UK USA Vietnam 4.8 13.0 6.4 1.2 5.6 6.0 2.3 5.1 3.6 2.9 2.6 2.1 8.5 2008 2.2 9.0 2.4 0.6 1.3 −3.0 −1.2 2.2 2.0 −0.1 0.5 0.4 6.2 2009 1.0 8.7 −3.0 −6.7 −6.6 −7.5 −5.3 0.2 −3.9 −1.4 −4.8 −2.4 5.3 Harmonized Central government unemployment rate (%) debt of GDP (%) 2007 4.4 4.0 4.0 7.4 2.3 4.6 3.9 3.2 3.2 3.7 5.3 4.6 4.6 2008 4.2 4.2 3.6 7.8 3.0 6.4 4.0 3.2 2.8 4.2 5.6 5.8 4.7 2009 5.6 4.3 5.4 10.0 7.2 11.9 5.1 3.6 3.4 6.1 7.6 9.3 2.9 2007 2008 2009 5.2 4.9 8.1 18.9 15.6 18.2 8.9 13.9 18.1 61.3 68.2 72.7 23.2 44.3 87.2 19.8 27.7 46.0 164.2 178.0 192.1 29.7 29.0 32.6 37.8 50.1 49.9 20.4 20.6 27.5 42.6 61.3 75.1 35.6 40.0 53.1 43.3 48.8 52.3 Notes and sources: GDP growth rate is from The World Factbook, available at https:// www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2003.html?countryName=Aust ralia&countryCode=as®ionCode=au&#as, accessed 5 July 2010. Harmonized unemployment rate is from OECD Report, except the non-member countries, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/43/20/41261417.pdf. Harmonized unemployment rate of Hong Kong is from Census and Statistics Department, the Government of HKSAR, available at http://www.censtatd.gov.hk/ gb/?param=b5uniS&url=http://www.censtatd.gov.hk/hong_kong_statistics/statistical_ tables/index_tc.jsp?tableID=006; harmonized unemployment rate of China is from National Bureau of Statistics of China, available...

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