Posts by James Wood

James Wood, Doctoral Researcher, Department of European and International Studies, King’s College London

Mortgage debt and wages: A comparison of Britain and Denmark

James Wood

Different approaches to mortgage debt may impact wages, how homeowners engage with employers and welfare services, and economic growth One of the primary motivations for homeownership in advanced economies is securing the home as a financial asset. Whilst this is widely recognised, the impact of mortgage debt on aggregate wages is not. This post looks at how taking on mortgage … Continue reading

14 June 2016 by James Wood
Categories: British growth crisis, Debt, Economics, SPERI Comment Tags: , , ,