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Wen-Chi Liao

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First Name:Wen-Chi
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Last Name:Liao
RePEc Short-ID:pli812
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Department of Real Estate
National University of Singapore (NUS)

Singapore, Singapore
RePEc:edi:drnussg (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Wen-Chi Liao, 2005. "Outsourcing, Inequality, and Cities," 2005 Meeting Papers 904, Society for Economic Dynamics.


  1. Liao, Wen-Chi & Wang, Xizhu, 2012. "Hedonic house prices and spatial quantile regression," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 16-27.
  2. Liao, Wen-Chi, 2012. "Inshoring: The geographic fragmentation of production and inequality," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 72(1), pages 1-16.
  3. Liao, Wen-Chi, 2010. "Outsourcing and computers: Impact on urban skill level and rent," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(2-3), pages 136-154, May.


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  1. Liao, Wen-Chi & Wang, Xizhu, 2012. "Hedonic house prices and spatial quantile regression," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 16-27.

    Cited by:

    1. Bello Musa Zango & Sanni Mohammed Lekan & Mohammed Jibrin Katun, 2020. "Conventional Methods in Housing Market Analysis: A Review of Literature," Baltic Journal of Real Estate Economics and Construction Management, Sciendo, vol. 8(1), pages 227-241, January.
    2. Trojanek, Radoslaw & Huderek-Glapska, Sonia, 2018. "Measuring the noise cost of aviation – The association between the Limited Use Area around Warsaw Chopin Airport and property values," Journal of Air Transport Management, Elsevier, vol. 67(C), pages 103-114.
    3. Haiyong Zhang & Xinyu Wang, 2018. "The impact of structural adjustment on housing prices in China," Asian-Pacific Economic Literature, Asia Pacific School of Economics and Government, The Australian National University, vol. 32(1), pages 108-119, May.
    4. Shijun Jia & Yourong Wang & Gang-Zhi Fan, 2018. "Home-Purchase Limits and Housing Prices: Evidence from China," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 56(3), pages 386-409, April.
    5. Bohman, Helena & Nilsson, Désirée, 2016. "The impact of regional commuter trains on property values: Price segments and income," Journal of Transport Geography, Elsevier, vol. 56(C), pages 102-109.
    6. O'Donoghue, Cathal & Lopez, Jeremey & O’Neill, Stephen & Ryan, Mary, 2015. "AHedonic Price Model of Self-Assessed Agricultural Land Values," 150th Seminar, October 22-23, 2015, Edinburgh, Scotland 212639, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
    7. Wang, Xiaodan & Li, Keyang & Wu, Jing, 2020. "House price index based on online listing information: The case of China," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, vol. 50(C).
    8. Zhang, Lei, 2016. "Flood hazards impact on neighborhood house prices: A spatial quantile regression analysis," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 60(C), pages 12-19.
    9. Pei-Ing Wu & Yi Chen & Je-Liang Liou, 2021. "Housing property along riverbanks in Taipei, Taiwan: a spatial quantile modelling of landscape benefits and flooding losses," Environment, Development and Sustainability: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development, Springer, vol. 23(2), pages 2404-2438, February.
    10. Cai, Hongbin & Wang, Zhi & Zhang, Qinghua, 2017. "To build above the limit? Implementation of land use regulations in urban China," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 98(C), pages 223-233.
    11. Gerdesmeier, Dieter & Roffia, Barbara & Lenarčič, Andreja, 2012. "An alternative method for identifying booms and busts in the euro area housing market," Working Paper Series 1493, European Central Bank.
    12. Mats Wilhelmsson, 2019. "Energy Performance Certificates and Its Capitalization in Housing Values in Sweden," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 11(21), pages 1-16, November.
    13. McMillen, Daniel & Shimizu, Chihiro, 2017. "Decompositions of Spatially Varying Quantile Distribution Estimates: The Rise and Fall of Tokyo House Prices," HIT-REFINED Working Paper Series 74, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.
    14. Tan, Ronghui & He, Qingsong & Zhou, Kehao & Xie, Peng, 2019. "The effect of new metro stations on local land use and housing prices: The case of Wuhan, China," Journal of Transport Geography, Elsevier, vol. 79(C), pages 1-1.
    15. Charles-Olivier Amédée-Manesme & Michel Baroni & Fabrice Barthélémy & Francois des Rosiers, 2017. "Market heterogeneity and the determinants of Paris apartment prices: A quantile regression approach," Urban Studies, Urban Studies Journal Limited, vol. 54(14), pages 3260-3280, November.
    16. Zahirovich-Herbert, Velma & Gibler, Karen M., 2014. "The effect of new residential construction on housing prices," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(C), pages 1-18.
    17. Zambrano-Monserrate, Manuel A. & Ruano, María Alejandra & Yoong-Parraga, Cristina & Silva, Carlos A., 2021. "Urban green spaces and housing prices in developing countries: A Two-stage quantile spatial regression analysis," Forest Policy and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 125(C).
    18. Hernán Enríquez Sierra & Carlos Barreto Nieto & Carolina Correa Caro & Jacobo Campo Robledo, 2013. "Precio del suelo y regalías en Colombia: un análisis espacial para los municipios productores de petróleo," Revista Desarrollo y Sociedad, Universidad de los Andes – Facultad de Economía – CEDE, June.
    19. Liao, Wen-Chi & Zhao, Daxuan, 2019. "The selection and quantile treatment effects on the economic returns of green buildings," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 74(C), pages 38-48.
    20. Yang, Linchuan & Chau, K.W. & Wang, Xu, 2019. "Are low-end housing purchasers more willing to pay for access to basic public services? Evidence from China," Research in Transportation Economics, Elsevier, vol. 76(C).
    21. Zhang, Lei & Leonard, Tammy, 2014. "Neighborhood impact of foreclosure: A quantile regression approach," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 133-143.
    22. Haiyong Zhang & Xinyu Wang, 2017. "Combined asymmetric spatial weights matrix with application to housing prices," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(13), pages 2337-2353, October.
    23. Halkos, George & Leonti, Aikaterini & Sardianou, Eleni, 2022. "Determinants of willingness to pay for entrance to urban parks: A quantile regression analysis," Economic Analysis and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 74(C), pages 421-431.
    24. Raul-Tomas Mora-Garcia & Maria-Francisca Cespedes-Lopez & V. Raul Perez-Sanchez & Pablo Marti & Juan-Carlos Perez-Sanchez, 2019. "Determinants of the Price of Housing in the Province of Alicante (Spain): Analysis Using Quantile Regression," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 11(2), pages 1-33, January.
    25. McMillen, Daniel, 2015. "Conditionally parametric quantile regression for spatial data: An analysis of land values in early nineteenth century Chicago," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 55(C), pages 28-38.
    26. Marcelo Cajias & Philipp Freudenreich & Anna Heller & Wolfgang Schaefers, 2018. "Censored Quantile Regressions and the Determinants of Real Estate Liquidity," ERES eres2018_203, European Real Estate Society (ERES).
    27. Liao, Wen-Chi & Jing, Kecen & Lee, Chaun Ying Rachel, 2022. "Economic return of architecture awards: Testing homebuyers’ motives for paying more," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 93(C).
    28. Marusca De Castris & Daniele Di Gennaro, 2018. "Does agricultural subsidies foster Italian southern farms? A Spatial Quantile Regression Approach," Papers 1803.05659,
    29. Claudio Othón Cruz Martínez, 2016. "Una aproximación al valor social y ambiental de las áreas verdes urbanas de la Ciudad de México," Graduate theses (Spanish) TESG 011, CIDE, División de Economía.
    30. Natividad Guadalajara & Miguel Ángel López & Adina Iftimi & Antonio Usai, 2021. "Influence of the Cadastral Value of the Urban Land and Neighborhood Characteristics on the Mean House Mortgage Appraisal," Land, MDPI, vol. 10(3), pages 1-17, March.
    31. Wang, Yiming & Feng, Suwei & Deng, Zhongwei & Cheng, Shuangyu, 2016. "Transit premium and rent segmentation: A spatial quantile hedonic analysis of Shanghai Metro," Transport Policy, Elsevier, vol. 51(C), pages 61-69.
    32. Ismail, Muhammad & Warsame, Abukar & Wilhelmsson, Mats, 2020. "Measuring Gentrification with Getis-Ord Statistics and Its Effect on Housing Prices in Neighboring Areas: The Case of Stockholm," Working Paper Series 20/19, Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Real Estate and Construction Management & Banking and Finance.
    33. Lai, Yani & Zheng, Xian & Choy, Lennon H.T. & Wang, Jiayuan, 2017. "Property rights and housing prices: An empirical study of small property rights housing in Shenzhen, China," Land Use Policy, Elsevier, vol. 68(C), pages 429-437.
    34. Chun-Hung A. Lin & Ho-Shan Lin & Ching-Po Hsu, 2017. "Digital Divide and Income Inequality: A Spatial Analysis," Review of Economics & Finance, Better Advances Press, Canada, vol. 8, pages 31-43, May.
    35. Alan T. K. Wan & Shangyu Xie & Yong Zhou, "undated". "A varying coefficient approach to estimating hedonic housing price functions and their quantiles," GRU Working Paper Series GRU_2016_003, City University of Hong Kong, Department of Economics and Finance, Global Research Unit.
    36. Alter, Adrian & Mahoney, Elizabeth M., 2021. "Local house-price vulnerability: Evidence from the U.S. and Canada," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, vol. 54(C).
    37. Xiaoqi Zhang & Yanqiao Zheng & Lei Sun & Qiwen Dai, 2019. "Urban Structure, Subway Systemand Housing Price: Evidence from Beijing and Hangzhou, China," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 11(3), pages 1-23, January.
    38. Yi Huang & Sandy Dall’erba, 2021. "Does Proximity to School Still Matter Once Access to Your Preferred School Zone Has Already Been Secured?," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 62(4), pages 548-577, May.
    39. Yuan, Feng & Wu, Jiawei & Wei, Yehua Dennis & Wang, Lei, 2018. "Policy change, amenity, and spatiotemporal dynamics of housing prices in Nanjing, China," Land Use Policy, Elsevier, vol. 75(C), pages 225-236.
    40. Michalis Doumpos & Dimitrios Papastamos & Dimitrios Andritsos & Constantin Zopounidis, 2021. "Developing automated valuation models for estimating property values: a comparison of global and locally weighted approaches," Annals of Operations Research, Springer, vol. 306(1), pages 415-433, November.
    41. Congbo Chen & Azhong Ye, 2021. "Heterogeneous Effects of ICT across Multiple Economic Development in Chinese Cities: A Spatial Quantile Regression Model," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(2), pages 1-13, January.
    42. Marcelo Cajias & Philipp Freudenreich & Anna Freudenreich, 2020. "Exploring the determinants of real estate liquidity from an alternative perspective: censored quantile regression in real estate research," Journal of Business Economics, Springer, vol. 90(7), pages 1057-1086, August.
    43. Xiaorong Zhou & Karen Gibler & Velma Zahirovic-Herbert, 2015. "Asymmetric buyer information influence on price in a homogeneous housing market," Urban Studies, Urban Studies Journal Limited, vol. 52(5), pages 891-905, April.
    44. Chuanwang Sun & Xiaochun Meng & Shuijun Peng, 2017. "Effects of Waste-to-Energy Plants on China’s Urbanization: Evidence from a Hedonic Price Analysis in Shenzhen," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 9(3), pages 1-18, March.
    45. Stromberg, Per M. & Öhrner, Erik & Brockwell, Erik & Liu, Zhaoyang, 2021. "Valuing urban green amenities with an inequality lens," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 186(C).
    46. Villar, Jaume García & Raya, Josep Maria, 2015. "Use of a Gini index to examine housing price heterogeneity: A quantile approach," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(C), pages 59-71.
    47. Thomschke, Lorenz, 2015. "Changes in the distribution of rental prices in Berlin," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 51(C), pages 88-100.
    48. Sofie R. Waltl, 2019. "Variation Across Price Segments and Locations: A Comprehensive Quantile Regression Analysis of the Sydney Housing Market," Real Estate Economics, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, vol. 47(3), pages 723-756, September.
    49. Angelos Mimis & Antonis Rovolis & Marianthi Stamou, 2013. "Property valuation with artificial neural network: the case of Athens," Journal of Property Research, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(2), pages 128-143, June.
    50. Pengyu Ren & Yuanli Li & Kairui You, 2021. "Residents’ Demands for Urban Retail: Heterogeneity in Housing Structure Characteristics, Price Quantile, and Space," Land, MDPI, vol. 10(12), pages 1-17, December.
    51. Zhang, Lei & Yi, Yimin, 2017. "Quantile house price indices in Beijing," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 63(C), pages 85-96.
    52. Nishi, Hayato & Asami, Yasushi & Shimizu, Chihiro, 2021. "The illusion of a hedonic price function: Nonparametric interpretable segmentation for hedonic inference," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, vol. 52(C).
    53. Drelichman, Mauricio & González Agudo, David, 2014. "Housing and the cost of living in early modern Toledo," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 54(C), pages 27-47.
    54. Fuchs, Benjamin & Fitzenberger, Bernd, 2013. "Tenancy Law Reform Act and Length of Tenancy Discount: Heterogenous Effects in a West German Household Sample," VfS Annual Conference 2013 (Duesseldorf): Competition Policy and Regulation in a Global Economic Order 79723, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
    55. Ignacio Lozano-Espitia & Diana Ricciulli-Marin, 2017. "¿Está Afectando el Impuesto Predial el Precio de la Vivienda en Bogotá? Un Análisis Basado en la Econometría Espacial," Borradores de Economia 1016, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
    56. Alfredo Cartone & Paolo Postiglione, 2016. "Modelli spaziali di regressione quantilica per l?analisi della convergenza economica regionale," RIVISTA DI ECONOMIA E STATISTICA DEL TERRITORIO, FrancoAngeli Editore, vol. 2016(3), pages 28-48.
    57. Nestor Garza & César Hernández Moreno, 2020. "El problema del análisis clúster en presencia de outliers: El caso de Ciénaga - Magdalena - Colombia," Documentos IEEC 018079, Universidad del Norte.
    58. Giuseppe Di Vita, 2018. "Institutional quality and the growth rates of the Italian regions: The costs of regulatory complexity," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 97(4), pages 1057-1081, November.
    59. Cathrine Ulla Jensen, 2016. "Households’ willingness to pay for access to outdoor recreation: An application of the house price method using spatial quantile regressions," IFRO Working Paper 2016/09, University of Copenhagen, Department of Food and Resource Economics.
    60. Jose Torres-Pruñonosa & Pablo García-Estévez & Josep Maria Raya & Camilo Prado-Román, 2022. "How on Earth Did Spanish Banking Sell the Housing Stock?," SAGE Open, , vol. 12(1), pages 21582440221, March.
    61. Lu Liu & Paul M. Jakus, 2015. "Hedonic Valuation in an Urban High-Rise Housing Market," Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics/Revue canadienne d'agroeconomie, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society/Societe canadienne d'agroeconomie, vol. 63(2), pages 259-273, June.
    62. Cartone, Alfredo & Postiglione, Paolo & Hewings, Geoffrey J.D., 2021. "Does economic convergence hold? A spatial quantile analysis on European regions," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 95(C), pages 408-417.
    63. Łaszkiewicz, Edyta & Czembrowski, Piotr & Kronenberg, Jakub, 2019. "Can proximity to urban green spaces be considered a luxury? Classifying a non-tradable good with the use of hedonic pricing method," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 161(C), pages 237-247.
    64. Jose Torres-Pruñonosa & Pablo García-Estévez & Camilo Prado-Román, 2021. "Artificial Neural Network, Quantile and Semi-Log Regression Modelling of Mass Appraisal in Housing," Mathematics, MDPI, vol. 9(7), pages 1-16, April.
    65. Tomal Mateusz, 2019. "The Impact of Macro Factors on Apartment Prices in Polish Counties: A Two-Stage Quantile Spatial Regression Approach," Real Estate Management and Valuation, Sciendo, vol. 27(4), pages 1-14, December.
    66. Bohman, Helena, 2021. "Same, same but different? Neighbourhood effects of accessibility on housing prices," Transport Policy, Elsevier, vol. 107(C), pages 52-60.

  2. Liao, Wen-Chi, 2012. "Inshoring: The geographic fragmentation of production and inequality," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 72(1), pages 1-16.

    Cited by:

    1. Sun, Yajie & Liao, Wen-Chi, 2021. "Resource-Exhausted City Transition to continue industrial development," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 67(C).
    2. Kazufumi Tsuboi, 2022. "Shifting to Telework and Firms' Location: Does Telework Make Our Society Efficient?," Papers 2212.00934,
    3. Qiu, Leiju & Zhong, Shunbin & Sun, Baowen, 2021. "Blessing or curse? The effect of broadband Internet on China’s inter-city income inequality," Economic Analysis and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 72(C), pages 626-650.
    4. Acosta, Camilo & Lyngemark, Ditte Håkonsson, 2021. "The internal spatial organization of firms: Evidence from Denmark," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 124(C).
    5. Duranton, Gilles & Puga, Diego, 2014. "Urban land use," CEPR Discussion Papers 10282, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    6. Chen, Xu & Xu, Huilin & Zhang, Liang & Cao, Huiping, 2022. "Spatial functional division, infrastructure and carbon emissions: Evidence from China," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 256(C).
    7. Piatanesi, Benedetta & Arauzo Carod, Josep Maria, 2019. "An Analysis about reverse offshoring," Working Papers 2072/376030, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Department of Economics.

  3. Liao, Wen-Chi, 2010. "Outsourcing and computers: Impact on urban skill level and rent," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(2-3), pages 136-154, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Aurélie LALANNE & Guillaume POUYANNE, 2012. "Ten years of metropolization in economics: a bibliometric approach (In French)," Cahiers du GREThA (2007-2019) 2012-11, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée (GREThA).
    2. Liao, Wen-Chi, 2012. "Inshoring: The geographic fragmentation of production and inequality," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 72(1), pages 1-16.
    3. Thomas J. Holmes & Julia Thornton Snider, 2011. "A Theory of Outsourcing and Wage Decline," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 3(2), pages 38-59, May.

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