Links 18 July 2017

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Unconventional Economist
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  1. Unaffordable cities breed modern-day Luddites – Robert J Shiller – Opinion – Financial News

    The evidence suggests resistance to new housebuilding really does drive up prices, hurting cities’ diversity and vibrancy …

    … As this year’s Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey shows, there are already massive disparities across major global cities (measured by the ratio of median home prices to median household income). A high ratio correlates with high pressure for people to leave. … read more via hyperlink above …

    2017 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey

    Robert J. Shiller – Wikipedia

    … Why the Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey is important. New Zealander and co-author Hugh Pavletich explained early 2011 …

    Report: housing affordability out of sync with incomes … Hugh Pavletich … Sydney Morning Herald / The Age Australia

  2. Trofim Lysenko

    ‘Many in India view Australia’s burgeoning economic and political ties with China with suspicion. As an analyst said: “A section of New Delhi’s policy elite believes that China’s associations in Australia are so vast and intricate that Beijing may even have infiltrated Canberra’s political establishment.”‘