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FAI3001 Housing Economics 7.5 credits

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus FAI3001 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course covers:

  • Housing finance.
  • The role of different tenure forms.
  • Price and rent determinants.
  • The relation between macroeconomic factors and the housing market.
  • Housing construction.
  • Economic models of segregation in the housing market.
  • Housing taxation.
  • Housing policy.

Intended learning outcomes

The aim of this course is to present a number of current research areas within housing economics.

Learning outcomes for the course are:

  • Get a deeper knowledge of fundamental issues in housing economics.
  • Be able to describe and explain the logic behind different views on housing policy.
  • Know what are the main current controversial issues in housing economics.

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Admission to postgraduate studies.

Recommended prerequisites

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Artiklar och rapporter beslutade en månad före kursstart.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • RAP1 - Report, 7.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Presentation of articles and written termpaper.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web FAI3001

Offered by

Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Hans Lind,

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Real Estate Economics and Finance