Is buying a house actually cheap? ‘Real’ mortgage rates have never been lower – Kotlikoff (Pt. 1/2)

Laurence Kotlikoff, Professor of Economics at Boston University, discusses why real mortgage rates are negative, how psychology shapes economic activity, and whether the Fed can successfully fight inflation. He spoke with David Lin, Anchor and Producer at Kitco News.

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0:00 – Real estate
8:27 – Psychology and macroeconomics
14:01 – Inflation
18:15 – The coming recession?
22:22 – Fed policy

#realestate #economy #inflation
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