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Mortgaged to the Hilt: Risks From The Distribution of Household Mortgage Debt

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December 9, 2015
Mortgaged to the Hilt: Risks From The Distribution of Household Mortgage Debt

The federal government should pay close attention to several pockets of risk in the Canadian housing market, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Mortgaged to the Hilt: Risks From The Distribution of Household Mortgage Debt,” authors Craig Alexander and Paul Jacobson expose pockets of vulnerability by going beyond national averages and focusing on the distribution of house mortgage debt by income, age and region, all of which matter most when assessing risk. 

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Paul Jacobson, Consulting Economist, Jacobson Consulting Inc.

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