房屋泡沫中还没有吸取到的教训

纽黑文——目前,人们对房价有很多的错误认识。例如,一般的看法是:随着世界经济的快速成长,土地资源也会随之消耗殆尽,这样看来,房价自然会飞涨。

基于这样错误的认识,人们会把买房作为一种投资——这就是房地产泡沫形成的内在驱动力,最终,泡沫破灭导致目前的经济危机。更有甚者,在目前如此低迷的市场环境下,还有一些人已经开始急不可耐地杀入房市。

其实,我们并不缺乏土地资源。每一个国土面积较大的国家都有着充足的耕地和林地,这些土地资源可以随时转变成城市用地。目前,世界上的城市用地占总土地比重还不到1%。即使在人口最密集的一些国家,城市用地所占的比重也不会超过10%。

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