The Tinbergen Institute (TI) Discussion Paper on ‘Border Effect in House Prices’ has been picked up by The Economist, in its free exchange blog ‘Staying Dutch. House Prices at the Border’.
The authors of the paper, Jan Rouwendal, Jasper Dekkers (both FEWEB) and Martin Micheli (RWI Essen, Germany) studied the difference in the behavior of house prices between the Netherlands and Germany. According to The Economist the results of the research in the TI discussion paper is an indication of how cultural differences may run counter to the logic of European integration.
UPDATE: on December 2nd, NRC Q has also written an article on their website about this paper.
Paper Jan Rouwendal, Jasper Dekkers and Martin Micheli in blog The Economist and NRC Q