This blog has covered a few times the impact that foreign affairs can have on the U.S. housing market, but sometimes it can be useful to look not just at direct impact, but at global comparisons. Jonathan Lansner over at The OC Register did us the favor of compiling a bunch of global data into a spreadsheet and summarizing the results. The net results is that the U.S. recovery is good by global standards (8th largest home price increase since 2011), but that there’s room for concern.