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Research

The UBC Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate issues the following series of papers representing the research efforts of centre faculty.

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Papers in the following series are intended for both a professional and general audience.

Tsur Somerville and Blake Taylor
Economic Impact of the 2014 Special Olympics summer Games on the B.C. Economy. October 1, 2014

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Tsur Somerville and Jake Wetzel
Real Estate Capital Gains and CCA Recapture Tax Deferral. November 2013

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Tsur Somerville
Politics and Performance:  British Columbia's Economic and Fiscal Experience under the NDP and BC Liberals (1991 - 2013). May 2013

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Tsur Somerville, Azim Wazeer and Jake Wetzel
Affordable Housing Needs of Ethnic Seniors in Vancouver. September 2011 

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Tsur Somerville and Jake Wetzel 
Hunting for the Olympics Bounce: Any Evidence in Real Estate. January 2010

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Tsur Somerville
Efficiency in Canadian Housing Markets: Would Reform of CMHC Help? March 2009

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Tsur Somerville
Are Renters Being Left Behind? Homeownership and Wealth Accumulation in Canadian Cities. February 2007

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Tsur Somerville
British Columbia Real Estate's Place in an Investment Portfolio. November 2006

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Michael A. Goldberg
Regional Economic Development in British Columbia: Innovation and Renewal for BC's Two Economies. January 2004

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Michael A. Goldberg
Rx for an Ailing Regional Economy: Thoughts on the Economic Future of the Vancouver Region. February 2003

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C. Tsuriel Somerville
Institutional Features of Canadian Real Estate. November 2002

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Michael A. Goldberg
Innovation in British Columbia and Canada: The Role of Urban and Regional Triple-Helix Innovation Strategies and Policies. November 2002

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Michael A. Goldberg
Local Property Markets and Effective Flexible Market Institutions: Key Strategic Elements for Competing in the Global Urban Economy. February 2002

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