Posts tagged Holland

The global recession (which is really mostly an Anglo-European recession, really) in housing prices. What’s interesting is looking at the countries that didn’t fall: Belgium, Switzerland, Norway, Netherlands, and Canada. What did they do right?
From publicradiointernational:

Chart from McKinsey Quarterly:

“We estimate that falling home prices erased more than $3.4 trillion of household wealth in 2008.”

curiositycounts:

A global view of the housing bubble

The global recession (which is really mostly an Anglo-European recession, really) in housing prices. What’s interesting is looking at the countries that didn’t fall: Belgium, Switzerland, Norway, Netherlands, and Canada. What did they do right?

From publicradiointernational:

Chart from McKinsey Quarterly:

“We estimate that falling home prices erased more than $3.4 trillion of household wealth in 2008.”

curiositycounts:

global view of the housing bubble

I meant to post this earlier. Think US campaigns can be scary? Check out this campaign from a far-right party in The Netherlands. The party (Trots op Nederland) did well in its debut in the country’s 2009 municipal-level elections; but it failed to win any seats a year later in the 2010 Dutch national parliamentary elections

From politicalprof:

At least it’s not just us: a crazy ad from a Netherlands anti-immigrant party. You don’t even have to speak Dutch to get the point. h/t: The Monkey Cage.