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Edward L. Glaeser

Rolling the dice on wasteful home subsidies

By Edward L. Glaeser
October 3, 2009

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Instead of reconsidering the public incentives that encourage real estate gambling, the government seems ready to double down, with another $35 billion in Treasury support for state agencies that subsidize borrowing, and the reauthorization of an $8,000 home buyer's tax credit. (Full article: 688 words)

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