Macro-economic index effect on house prices in China

Li, Zheyu and Razali, Muhammad Najib Mohamed and Gholipour Fereidouni, Hassan and Adnan, Yasmin Mohd (2018) Macro-economic index effect on house prices in China. International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, 11 (3). pp. 453-475. ISSN 1753-8270, DOI

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Purpose: The purpose of this study is to estimate different data models on house prices using statistical models and the variables which are controlled by real estate policy. Design/methodology/approach: This study used several statistical techniques, such as Vector auto-regression (VAR), Johansen co-integration and variance decomposition, which aim to assess the significant effect of macroeconomic factors on Chinese house prices. Findings: The results show that land supply and other variables have negative effects on house prices. The results also indicate that financial mortgages for real estate have positive effects on house prices and the area of vacant houses as well as the area of housing sold. Research limitations/implications: This study only covers three cities in China because of limitations of data for other cities. Originality/value: This study proposes policy suggestions according to the empirical results obtained.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Beijing; Housing; Macroeconomics; Price; Shanghai; Tianjin
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of the Built Environment
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2019 04:53
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2019 04:53

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