Jessica Szeto

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1 Introduction There are good reasons why the public and policymakers should monitor house price developments closely. In most countries, housing is generally households' single largest investment and hence house price risk may be considered to be the major financial risk they face (Cocco, 2004; Yao and Zhang, 2005). Fluctuations in residential property(More)
In this paper, we describe an integrated framework which incorporates data mining and statistical methods leading to the development of a visualization tool to facilitate users in understanding and exploring health indicator data. Due to the increasing cost of providing health care and decreasing participation in physical activities, motivating individuals(More)
The paper investigates the characteristics of house price dynamics and the role of institutional features in nine Asia-Pacific economies during 1993-2006. On average, house prices tend to be more volatile in markets with lower supply elasticity and a more flexible business environment. At the national level, the current run-up in house prices mainly(More)
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The paper investigates the characteristics of house price dynamics and the role of institutional features in nine Asia-Pacific economies. On average, house prices tend to be more volatile in markets with lower supply elasticity and more flexible business environment. At the national level, the current run-up in house prices mainly reflects adjustment to(More)
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