Housing wealth and consumer spending

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Author(s): Judith Yates; Stephen Whelan
Description: This project has examined the effects of increases in housing wealth brought about by increases in house prices on general consumption spending in Australia. The results presented question the accuracy of the assertion that the relationship between house prices and general consumption spending in the economy is at its strongest among older home owners.
Citation: Yates, J., Whelan, S. (2009) Housing wealth and consumer spending, AHURI Final Report No. 132, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/132.
Date published: 17 Jun 2009
Publication type: Final Report 132
Project title: House prices and consumer spending (Project number: 60360)
Project reports: Does higher housing wealth increase consumer spending? (Research and Policy Bulletin)
Published by: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited
ISSN: 1834-7223
ISBN: 978-1-921610-12-7
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