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The Dilemma of China Real Estate Regulations

Putting the brakes on real estate in the context of global financial crisis.

As the potent mix of high speed development and policy adjustments combined, real estate prices have become a political issue.


From the point of view of international investors, this is the biggest risk to China’s economic development. Real estate policy makers face an increasingly complex situation, with no clear solution in sight.


In the face of daunting real estate bubble, the Chinese government has repeatedly introduced regulations to engineer a soft landing. Prices, however, have continued to defy gravity. This case focuses on the institutional structure of the real estate market, providing insight into investors' viewpoints, and the options policy makers have grappled with.

Case advisor: 
Li Wei
real estate, regulations, China, local government, land