Rethinking the Paradox of Property

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Renegade Economists Show 542

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Show Notes
Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing: Author Laurie Macfarlane delves into the depths of property rights to reveal the paradox of property. We wade into the UK housing market as core themes to the book are highlighted amidst our ongoing critique of neo-classical economics. Laurie finishes with an insight into the positive reform developments in Scotland. How can we break this message down for the everyday person? Please comment with your thoughts below.

Related Links
Laurie’s TedX speech, which we played about this time last year.
It’s time to call housing what it is: the largest transfer of wealth in living memory: Laurie’s op-ed at Open Democracy News.
Reframing the Economy: New Economics Foundation
LSE book review
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