Researchequal opportunities, families

Wealth and Homeownership. Women, Men and Families

Publication date: 10/2018
Authors: Maria Cristina Rossi, Eva Sierminska


In almost every country, wealth is predominantly constituted by housing equity, but what are the possible risks and how does wealth accumulation vary across countries? In this research, Rossi and Sierminska analyse the complex relationship between gender, wealth and homeownership. By providing a conceptual framework to insert homeownership and housing decisions within an economic rationale, the authors explore how gender and family types have shaped wealth accumulation and homeownership.

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