“Global China and Vancouver’s housing market”

The presentation discusses how the Vancouver residential market has become increasingly uncoupled from its local economy and drawn into a larger trans-Pacific investment regime in the period since 1986. That incorporation was the direct result of a series of public policy decisions that favoured globalization with minimal regulation or monitoring. These policies have led to a housing market that is severely unaffordable to local residents.

David Ley

Professor, UBC

David Ley is a professor of urban geography at the University of British Columbia (UBC). His most recent book, Millionaire Migrants, examines the movement of wealthy migrants from East Asia to western gateway cities, and especially to Vancouver. His current project is examining the causes and consequences of, and policy responses to, housing bubbles in five global cities. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and emeritus fellow of the Pierre Trudeau Foundation.

Date and Time:
Thursday,  December 8, 2016
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Business Council of BC
Suite 810 – 1050 West Pender St.
Vancouver, BC

$13.00 for Members
$27.00 for Non-Members
$15.00 for Students

Registration Deadline:
Tuesday, December 6 (5:00PM)

Space is Limited!

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