Helen X. H. Bao

Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

Reader in Land Economy

19 Silver Street

Cambridge, CB3 9EP

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Land Value Determination in an Emerging Market: Empirical Evidence from China

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2014
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, University of Connecticut - School of Business - Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies, City University of Hong Kong and Renmin University of China
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semi-parametric, kernel, nonparametric, hedonic price modeling

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Improved Estimators of Hedonic Housing Price Models

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Sep 2006
Helen X. H. Bao and Alan T. K. Wan
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Management Sciences
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Stein Rule, Shrinkage, Double-k Class, Hong Kong

Improved Estimators of Hedonic Housing Price Models

Journal of Real Estate Research, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Nov 2007
Helen X. H. Bao and Alan T. K. Wan
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Management Sciences
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Hedonic price models, shrinkage estimators, Stein rule, valuation, Hong Kong, non-sample information

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Inflation Hedging Characteristics of Real Estate Assets in Hong Kong

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Jul 2008
John L. Glascock, Lei Feng, Li Fan and Helen X. H. Bao
University of Connecticut - School of Business - Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies, Renmin University of China, Gaw Capital Partners and Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
Downloads 405 (86,620)
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Real estate, Property returns, Inflation, Hedging

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The Impact of the 2008 Olympic Games on Residential Property Prices in Wangjing, Beijing

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Oct 2009
Helen X. H. Bao and Wang Mei
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Hedonic price modelling, House Prices, Mage Events, Olympic Games

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Modelling Price Dynamics in the Hong Kong Property Market

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Sep 2007
Sherry Zhefang Zhou and Helen X. H. Bao
City University of Hong Kong and Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
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Return, volatility, VAR, MGARCH, dynamic conditional correlation

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Property Rights and Land Value: The Impacts of Political Instability

Real Estate Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Jul 2008
Yong Tu and Helen X. H. Bao
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Real Estate and Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
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Property rights, housing value, policies, political stability

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The Land Market in Hong Kong: Price Index and Relationship with the Property Market

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2008
Helen X. H. Bao and Sherry Zhefang Zhou
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and City University of Hong Kong
Downloads 239 (152,035)

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k Nearest Neighbor, Classification and Regression Tree, hedonic price modelling

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The Land Market in Hong Kong: Price Index and the Relationship with the Property Market

Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2009
Helen X. H. Bao and Sherry Zhefang Zhou
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and City University of Hong Kong
Downloads 237 (153,285)

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Hedonic price, leasehold, land ownership

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Multivariate Modelling of Price Volatility in the Hong Kong Residential Property Market

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Apr 2007
Xiangdong Long and Helen X. H. Bao
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
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Risk, Return, Conditional Correlation, Real Assets, Portfolio Management

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A Hedonic Analysis of the Effects of Transport Accessibility on Flat Prices in Hong Kong

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Aug 2008
John L. Glascock, Lei Feng, Yingmei Liu and Helen X. H. Bao
University of Connecticut - School of Business - Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies, Renmin University of China, University of Cambridge and Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
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House prices, Amenities, Subway, Transportation, Accessibility, Hong Kong

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Reference-Dependent Analysis of Capital Structure and REIT Performance

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2015
Helen X. H. Bao and Cynthia Gong
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and Loughborough University
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capital structure, prospect theory, reference point, loss aversion, REITs

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Land Reallocation Reform in Rural China: A Behavioral Economics Perspective

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Feb 2014
Lei Feng, Helen X. H. Bao and Yan Jiang
Renmin University of China, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and School of Statistics, Renmin University of China
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Land reallocations, Institutional change, Induced and imposed change, Prospect theory, Land market in China

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A Behavioral Interpretation of the NAV Discount Puzzle in Listed Real Estate Companies (Version Aug 2017)

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 May 2018
Sally Monson, Helen X. H. Bao and Colin Lizieri
University of Cambridge, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy
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Judgemental Bias, Behavioural Economics, Noise Trader, Overreaction

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On the Strategic Timing of Sales by Real Estate Developers: To Wait or to Presell?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 May 2018 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2019
Ling Li, Helen X. H. Bao and K.W. Chau
University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and The University of Hong Kong - Ronald Coase Centre for Property Rights Research - Economics
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Real option, Regulation, Planning, Hazard model

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Investor Overconfidence and Trading Activity in the Asia Pacific REIT Markets

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 May 2018 Last Revised: 20 May 2018
Helen X. H. Bao and Haotong Li
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy
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Judgmental Bias, Behavioral Finance, Investment Decision, Real Estate

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Behavioral Analysis of Housing Satisfaction with Relocations: Field Evidence from China

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 May 2018
Jinhai Yan and Helen X. H. Bao
School of Public Policy and Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
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behavioural sciences, value function, reference points, loss aversion, endowment effect, social comparisons

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City Profile: Chongqing (1997 – 2017)

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Jun 2019
Helen X. H. Bao, Ling Li and Colin Lizieri
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy and University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy
Downloads 71 (382,925)
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Comparative advantages, reciprocal accountability, state intervention, market economy, Great Western Development, regional disparity

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Loss Aversion and Residential Property Development Decisions in the People's Republic of China: A Semi-Parametric Estimation

ADBI Working Paper 640
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Helen X. H. Bao and Chunming Meng
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and National Institute of Economic and Social Research
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loss aversion, real estate, residential property, housing, housing prices, housing market, semi-parametric estimation

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‘Smarter Information, Smarter Consumers’? Insights into the Housing Market

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Cynthia M Gong, Colin Lizieri and Helen X. H. Bao
School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy and Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
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Information disclosure, WTA–WTP disparity, Nudge, Loss aversion, Housing market

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Reference Dependence, Loss Aversion and Residential Property Development Decisions

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2020
Helen X. H. Bao, Chunming Meng and Jing Wu
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, National Institute of Economic and Social Research and Tsinghua University - Hang Lung Center for Real Estate
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reference dependence, loss aversion, behavioural economics, real estate development, housing market

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Rural Land Rights Reform and Agro-Environmental Sustainability: Empirical Evidence from China

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jun 2018
Nanjing University - School of Geographic and Oceanographic Sciences, Nanjing University - School of Geographic and Oceanographic Sciences, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU), Nanjing University - School of Geographic and Oceanographic Sciences, Nanjing University - School of Geographic and Oceanographic Sciences and Nanjing University - School of Geographic and Oceanographic Sciences
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Three Rights Separation Policy, Land Tenure Reform, Sustainable Land Use, Households Behavior, Propensity Score Matching, Difference-in-Difference, Commercial Organic Fertilizer, China

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Increased Tail Dependence in Global Public Real Estate Markets

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 May 2018
Yang Deng, Helen X. H. Bao and Pu Gong
Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - Lingnan (University) College, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Formerly Tongi Medical University)
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tail dependence, real estate investment trust, mixed-assets, real estate, copula

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Behavioural Interventions for Micro-mobility Adoption: Low-hanging Fruits or Hard Nuts to Crack?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Feb 2021
Helen X. H. Bao and Yi Lim
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy
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innovation, shared economy, infrastructure, behavioural biases, social norm, loss aversion, prospect theory

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A Link Between East and West: How the Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link Affects Property Prices in Hong Kong

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Sep 2020
Helen X. H. Bao and Doris Ka Chuen Mok
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy
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transit accessibility, hedonic price model, repeat sales, real estate price, property value

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Housing Wealth and Residential Energy Consumption in the UK

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Helen X. H. Bao and Haotong Li
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy
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Prospect theory, mental accounting, behavioural economics, energy consumption, housing wealth, judgemental bias

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Pricing Efficiency and Bounded Rationality: Evidence Based on the Responses Surrounding GICS Real Estate Category Creation

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2020
Helen X. H. Bao, Adam Brady and Ziyou Wang
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy and University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy
Downloads 40 (496,311)
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Behavioural bias; framing; sector reclassification; securitised real estate; REITs

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The Return of State Control and Its Impact on Land Market Efficiency

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Jul 2020
Ling Li, Helen X. H. Bao and Guy M. Robinson
University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and University of Adelaide
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Market Reform, Urban Land Market, Land Supply, Housing Supply, Developers, Chinese Cities

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The Impact of Home Sharing on Residential Real Estate Markets

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Aug 2020
Helen X. H. Bao and Saul Shah
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy
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sharing economy, time series analysis, random effect panel model, rents

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Tradable Parking Permits as a Transportation Demand Management Strategy: A Behavioural Investigation

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Aug 2019
Helen X. H. Bao and Joelle Ng
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy
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tradable parking permit, congestion, environmental awareness, car ownership, planning, online panel data, crowdsourcing, behavioural economics, prospect theory

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Drain or Gain? The Impact of Rural Laborers’ Off-Farm Employment on Agricultural Land Use Efficiency in China

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Aug 2019
Qianyu Zhao, Helen X. H. Bao and Zhanlu Zhang
Sichuan University, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and Renmin University of China - School of Public Administration and Policy
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migration; agricultural land use change; land use efficiency; U-shaped effect

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Public Services, Real Estate Taxes and Fees, and Housing Prices in China: A Study Based on Chinese-Style Decentralization

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2019
Yanfen Huang, Chao Zhang, Helen X. H. Bao and Huayi Yu
Department of Land & Real Estate Management, Renmin University of China, Renmin University of China, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and Renmin University of China - School of Public Administration and Policy
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Chinese-Style Decentralization; Public Services Capitalization; Tax Capitalization; Intercity Housing Price Differences; Administrative Levels; Principal Component Analysis

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Reference Dependence in the UK Property Market

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Aug 2019
Helen X. H. Bao and Rufus Saunders
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy
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reference point formation and adaptation, behavioural biases, social comparison, aspiration, Amazon Mechanical Turk, online experiment

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The Impact of Urbanization on Farmland Productivity: Implications for China’s Requisition–Compensation Balance of Farmland Policy

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Oct 2020
Zhongqi Deng, Qianyu Zhao and Helen X. H. Bao
School of Economics, Sichuan University, Sichuan University and Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
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Urbanisation, farmland use efficiency, requisition–compensation balance of farmland

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When the Iron Hand Shakes the Visible Hand: Financing Infrastructure Projects through Local Government Debts in China

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Feb 2021
Helen X. H. Bao, Ziyou Wang and Robert Wu
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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urbanisation, local government financing vehicles, fiscal decentralisation, China

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Light at the End of the Tunnel: The Impacts of Expected Major Transport Improvements on Residential Property Prices

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Aug 2019
Helen X. H. Bao, Johan Larsson and Vivien Wong
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy and University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy
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transit accessibility; value capture; hedonic model; difference-in-differences; repeat sales; real estate price; property value

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Property Rights and Housing Value: The Impacts of Political Instability

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 37, Issue 2, pp. 235-257, Summer 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Jun 2009
Yong Tu and Helen X. H. Bao
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Real Estate and Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
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A Behavioural Investigation of the Easterlin Paradox in Housing Markets

Number of pages: 20
Helen X. H. Bao and Chunming Meng
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and National Institute of Economic and Social Research
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Housing policy, panel data analysis, fixed effects, social preference, behavioral economics

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Total Downloads: 15
1.

CEO Overconfidence in Real Estate Markets: A Curse or a Bless?

29th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2016
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Aug 2016
Helen X. H. Bao and Haotong Li
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy
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CEO overconfidence, CSR, financial performance, REIT

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Loss Aversion and Residential Property Development Decisions in China: A Semi-Parametric Estimation

29th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2016
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Aug 2016
Helen X. H. Bao and Chunming Meng
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and National Institute of Economic and Social Research
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behaviour economics, housing studies, loss aversion