Gregg Colburn on Homelessness is a Housing Problem

New Books in Economics | 7 February 2022 | 0h 33m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Gregg Colburn about his book Homelessness Is a Housing Problem: How Structural Factors Explain U.S. Patterns, co-authored with Clayton Page Aldern. Backgrounds their analysis of the regional variation in homelessness across US cities; debunks common explanations (mental illness, drug use, poverty, weather, generosity of public assistance, and low-income mobility); and describes how housing market conditions, such as the cost and availability of rental housing is a much better fit with the data.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.