An Australian economist has created a storm by suggesting young people could climb on to the property ladder by saving on luxuries such as avocado on toast. File photo

What avocados have to do with housing crises from Australia to Hong Kong

Economist’s claim that affordability crisis facing first-home buyers is really about profligate youth – epitomised by a swipe at Australia’s favourite cafe breakfast – should be taken with a pinch of salt

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An Australian economist has created a storm by suggesting young people could climb on to the property ladder by saving on luxuries such as avocado on toast. File photo
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