Efficiency and Seasonality in the UK Housing Market, 1991-2001
AbstractThis paper considers the informational efficiency of the UK owner-occupied housing market over the period 1991-2001. Original small-area, monthly, quality-adjusted house price index series are developed from raw housing transaction observations for a number of UK counties and cities. These series are then tested in an autoregressive setting for characteristics indicative of weak market efficiency and seasonality. The major conclusion drawn is that there exists little evidence to support notions of inefficiency in these markets over the period considered. Copyright 2006 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
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Volume (Year): 68 (2006)
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- Leslie Rosenthal, 2004. "Efficiency and seasonality in the UK housing market, 1991-2001," Keele Economics Research Papers KERP 2004/05, Centre for Economic Research, Keele University.
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- R20 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - General
- R10 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - General
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