Determinants of House Price Dynamics in Central and Eastern Europe
AbstractThis paper examines the determinants of house price dynamics in Central and Eastern European (CEE) transition economies. While we emphasize the role of conventional fundamental factors, we also highlight the importance of transition-specifi c factors in house price dynamics in the region. We take a comparative approach by looking at various panels composed of eight CEE transition economies (Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland and Slovenia) and 19 industrialized non-CEE OECD countries. The use of these panels provides insights into the common determinants of house prices for the two groups of countries and, at the same time, allows us to identify the reasons for important differences in house price dynamics across countries. Overall, this paper shows that the growth in house prices in Central and Eastern Europe can be explained fairly well by the development of conventional underlying fundamentals and transition-specific factors.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian Central Bank) in its journal Focus on European Economic Integration.
Volume (Year): (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Postal: Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Documentation Management and Communications Services, Otto-Wagner Platz 3, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Cesa-Bianchi, Ambrogio, 2013.
"Housing cycles and macroeconomic fluctuations: A global perspective,"
Journal of International Money and Finance,
Elsevier, vol. 37(C), pages 215-238.
- Ambrogio Cesa-Bianchi, 2012. "Housing Cycles and Macroeconomic Fluctuations: A Global Perspective," Research Department Publications 4810, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
- Paul Louis Ceriel Hilbers & Angana Banerji & Haiyan Shi & Alexander W. Hoffmaister, 2008. "House Price Developments in Europe: A Comparison," IMF Working Papers 08/211, International Monetary Fund.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Birgit Riedler).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.