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Recent dynamics in the Portuguese housing market as compared with the European Union

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The closing years of the 20th century witnessed profound changes in the European housing market, characterised by an increase in owner-occupied housing; instability of house prices (leading to a serious crisis in some regions, in light of a fall in demand); a change in people’s attitude to the housing market, involving a rise in the importance of location, the quality of materials and spaces, environmental sustainability, and architectural and urban innovation.

The European Union does not have a common housing policy, which it believes is the responsibility of Member-States. However, it is recognised that the problems related to the socio-urban inclusion of low-income individuals do have an impact on Community policies.

Because we are in the midst of a transformation, it is difficult to talk today about the dynamics and policies of housing, the functioning of markets, and thereby about the ways in which public administrations are facing the current crisis of real estate overproduction.

This article aims at analysing the dynamics of the housing market in Portugal as compared with other European countries, highlighting the characteristics of demand and supply and the main changes recorded in the last few years.

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Do Opposites Attract? Educational Assortative Mating and Dynamics of Wage Homogamy in Switzerland, 1992–2014

Differences in Demand and Supply of Skill. The Economic Journal 114(495): 466–486. Liu, Haoming and Jingfeng Lu. 2006. Measuring the Degree of Assortative Mating. Economics Letters 92(3): 317–322. Mare, Robert D. 1991. Five Decades of Educational Assortative Mating. American Sociological Review 56(1): 15–32. McPherson, Miller, Lynn Smith-Lovin, and James M. Cook. 2001. Birds of a Feather: Homophily in Social Networks. Annual Review of Sociology 27: 415–444. Nakosteen, Robert A., Olle Westerlund, and Michael A. Zimmer. 2004. Marital Matching

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Factors affecting household access to water supply in residential areas in parts of Lagos metropolis, Nigeria

US–Mexican transborder region. European Journal of Operational Research Vol.256, pp. 567–581. Egbinola, C.N. (2017). Trend in Access to Safe Water Supply in Nigeria. Journal of Environment and Earth Science , Vol.7, No.8, pp. 89–96. Ezenwaji, E. E. Eduputa B. M. Okoye, C. O. (2016). Investigations into the Residential Water Demand and Supply in Enugu Metropolitan Area, Nigeria American Journal of Water Resources Vol.4, No.1, pp. 22–29. Fadare, S.O. Olawuni, P.O. (2008). Domestic water supply and health of households in the three

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Word Heritage Sites as soft tourism destinations – their impacts on international arrivals and tourism receipts

1 Introduction In the system of tourism the demand and supply of services are closely linked to the economic, technological, sociocultural, political and natural environment, and the interrelationship between tourism and its environment is usually very complex. Environmental factors influence tourism, while tourism – services and demand alike – may have various impacts on its environment. Increasing concern is felt nowadays about the conditions of the natural environment and local society, in view of their carrying capacities. In response to these challenges

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New system of employment forecasting in Poland

), Forecasting demand and supply of labour by education , Statistics Norway, Oslo. Cörvers F., Dupuy A. (2010), Estimating Employment Dynamics across Occupations and Sectors of Industries , ,,Journal of Macroeconomics”, vol. 32, issue 1, pp. 17–27. De arbeidsmarkt naar opleiding en beroep tot 2016 (2011), Researchcentrum voor Onderwijs en Arbeidsmarkt, Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht. Future skills needs in Europe: medium-term forecast. Background technical report (2009), CEDEFOP, Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union

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The foodservice business in big Polish cities

by: the amount of GNP, the trend and tempo of changes in it, as well as the unemployment rate ( Kwiatkowska & Levytska 2007 ). Conditions of business development services, including foodservice, can be divided into demand and supply. Demand and supply are the backbone of the market and a feedback loop is observed between them. There is an active sphere of influence of supply to demand and consumer preferences. The scale and structure of foodservice businesses are primarily determined by consumers. Demand conditions for the development of foodservice businesses

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Conceptual framework of value creation through CSR in separate member of value creation chain

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Legislative Turnover in the Baltics After 1990: Why is it So High and What are its Implications?

, V., Auers, D. and Ramonaitė, A. (2011). ‘Political Development’. Estonian Human Development Report 2010/2011 . Tallinn: Eesti Koostöö Kogu, 144–164. Pettai, V. and Kreuzer, M. (1999).‘Party Politics in the Baltic States: Social Bases and Institutional Context’. East European Politics and Societies 13(1): 148–189. Pettai, V. (2010). Comparing Demand and Supply Indicators in the Measurement of Party Systems. Paper for the Conference “Twenty Years After: Parliamentary Democracy and Parliamentary Representation in Post-Communist Europe“, Organised by

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