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Housing market volatility connectedness among G7 countries

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  • Hahn Shik Lee

    () (Department of Economics, Sogang University, Seoul)

  • Woo Suk Lee

    () (Department of Economics, Sogang University, Seoul)

Abstract

This study investigates international linkages among housing markets in the G7 countries, using the connectedness methodology developed in Diebold and Yilmaz (2012). We find that volatility connectedness varies over the business cycle, with a surge during the global financial crisis. We also show that the United States and Italy were major net transmitters of housing market volatility shocks to other countries during the global financial and the European debt crises.

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  • Hahn Shik Lee & Woo Suk Lee, 2016. "Housing market volatility connectedness among G7 countries," Working Papers 1605, Research Institute for Market Economy, Sogang University.
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    Keywords

    G7; Housing markets; Volatility connectedness;

    JEL classification:

    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • R21 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Housing Demand

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