Does the United States Really Have the Best Housing-Finance System in the World?

It is often said that the United States has the best housing-finance system in the world, and this contributes to the belief that America has the highest rate of home ownership among the developed nations. But is this really true? There are a number of innovative and successful systems of housing finance in other countries, and there are several European countries with higher percentages of home ownership than the United States. At this conference, experts will explore how other developed countries finance home mortgages and compare these systems to those in the United States.

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We welcome you to join us for a panel discussion of the undersea military competition occurring in Asia and what it means for the United States and its allies.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
AEI Election Watch 2014: What will happen and why it matters

AEI’s Election Watch is back! Please join us for two sessions of the longest-running election program in Washington, DC. 

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
What now for the Common Core?

We welcome you to join us at AEI for a discussion of what’s next for the Common Core.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Brazil’s presidential election: Real challenges, real choices

Please join AEI for a discussion examining each candidate’s platform and prospects for victory and the impact that a possible shift toward free-market policies in Brazil might have on South America as a whole.

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