'...for anyone seeking to understand the vagaries of the housing market, this is a fascinating read' -- Jeff Howell, SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
'Boom Bust should be compulsory reading for all those in the Treasury and particularly Gordon Brown.' -- Mark Dampier, The Independent, October 2008
'Harrison never wavered from his prediction that the housing boom would end in a spell of mania in 2007, followed by bust in 2008.'
-- Spectator Business, October 2008.
'The man who predicted today's housing woes - ten years ago ... does Harrison really know something we don't?'
-- Mail on Sunday, 20 January 2008
'[Harrison] does make a case for the existence of an 18-year business cycle, which he links to speculation in the property market' -- Samuel Brittan, FINANCIAL TIMES
In 2005 Harrison published Boom Bust, warning that the
property market is subject to a sharp downturn at the end of a regular 18-year cycle. The UK housing market started collapsing in November 2007, followed by the recession Harrison had forecast.
-- Michael Hudson, Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, in the MPRA Review June 2009
'[Harrison] does make a case for the existence of an 18-year business cycle, which he links to speculation in the property market'