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Publications

Key publications: 

2021:

  1. Helen X. H. Bao and Joelle Ng (2021). Tradable Parking Permits as a Transportation Demand Management Strategy: A Behavioural Investigation. Cities: The International Journal of Policy and Planning, forthcoming. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2021.103463.
  2. Helen X. H. Bao and Rufus Saunders (2021). Reference Dependence in the UK Housing Market. Housing Studies, forthcoming. https://doi.org/10.1080/02673037.2021.1935767
  3. Helen X. H. Bao, Charlotte Chunming Meng, and Jing Wu (2021). Reference Dependence and Loss Aversion in Residential Property Development Decisions: Evidence from Beijing.  Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, forthcoming. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10901-020-09803-y.
  4. Helen X. H. Bao (2021). Urbanization, Environmental Externalities, and House Prices in China. In Raymond T. Abdulai and Kwasi G. B. Awuah edited, Sustainability and Real Estate in the Developing World. Emerald. ISBN: 9781838678388.
  5. Helen X. H. Bao, Johan Larsson and Vivien Wong (2021). Light at the end of the tunnel: The impacts of expected major transport improvements on residential property pricesUrban Studies, Vol. 58(14): 2971–2990. https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098020967308.
  6. Qianyu Zhao, Helen X. H. Bao and Zhanlu Zhang (2021). Off-farm employment and agricultural land use efficiency in ChinaLand Use Policy, V101, Article number: 105097. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.105097.
  7. Helen X. H. Bao (2021). The Fall and Rise of Social Housing: 100 Years on 20 Estates (Book Review). Economic Geography, V97(2): 210-212. https://doi.org/10.1080/00130095.2021.1888642.
  8. Helen X. H. Bao (2021). Understanding Affordability: The Economics of Housing Markets (Book Review). Journal of the American Planning Association. 87(4): 588 - 590. Article ID: RJPA 1956258. https://doi.org/10.1080/01944363.2021.1956258
  9. Helen X. H. Bao (2021). The Permanence of Temporary Urbanism: Normalising Precarity in Austerity London. (Book Review). Cities: The International Journal of Policy and Planning, Article ID: 103456, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2021.103456.

2020:

  1. Helen X. H. Bao (2020). Behavioural Science and Housing Decision Making: A Case Study Approach, London, Routledge, ISBN: 978-0-367-13576-8 (paperback), 978-0-429-02725-3 (ebook) and 978-0-367-13575-1 (hardback).
  2. Helen X. H. Bao and Steven H. Li (2020). Housing Wealth and Residential Energy ConsumptionEnergy Policy, V144, August 2020, Article number: 111581. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2020.111581
  3. Ling Li, Helen X. H. Bao and Guy M. Robinson (2020). The Return of State Control and Its Impact on Land Market Efficiency in Urban ChinaLand Use Policy, V99, December 2020, Article number: 104878. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.104878.
  4. Zhongqi Deng, Qianyu Zhao and Helen X. H. Bao (2020). The impact of urbanization on farmland productivity: Implications for sustainable management and conservation of farmland resources in ChinaLand, 9(9): 311. https://doi.org/10.3390/land9090311.
  5. Jie Liu, Jingyu Hao, Zhenwu Shi and Helen X. H. Bao (2020). Building the COVID-19 Collaborative Emergency Network: A Case Study of COVID-19 outbreak in Hubei Province, China. Natural Hazards, 104: 2687 - 2717. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-020-04379-w.
  6. Helen X. H. Bao and Steven H. Li (2020). Investor Overconfidence and Trading Activity in the Asia Pacific REIT MarketsJournal of Risk and Financial Management, 13(10), 232. https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm13100232
  7. Helen X. H. Bao and Doris Ka Chuen Mok (2020). A Link between East and West: How the Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link Affects Property Prices in Hong KongInternational Real Estate Review, 23(3): 993 – 1021. 
  8. Helen X. H. Bao and Saul Shah (2020). The Impact of Home Sharing on Residential Real Estate Markets. Journal of Risk and Financial Management. V13(8), 161. https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm13080161.
  9. Helen X. H. Bao, Adam Brady and Ziyou Wang (2020). Pricing Efficiency and Bounded Rationality: Evidence Based on the Responses Surrounding GICS Real Estate Category CreationInternational Real Estate Review, 23(1):663 – 689.

2019: 

  1. Helen X. H. Bao, Christina Ling Li and Colin Lizieri (2019). City Profile: Chongqing (1997 – 2017). Cities: The International Journal of Policy and Planning, 94: 161-171. 
  2. Cynthia M. Gong, Colin Lizieri, and Helen X. H. Bao (2019) “Smarter Information, Smarter Consumers”? Insights into the Housing Market, Journal of Business Research, 97: 51-64.

2018: 

  1. J. Yan and Helen X. H. Bao (2018). A Prospect Theory-Based Analysis of Housing Satisfaction with Relocations: Field Evidence from China. Cities: The International Journal of Policy and Planning, 83: 193–202.
  2. Sally Monson, Helen X. H. Bao, and Colin Lizieri (2018). A Behavioral Interpretation of the NAV Discount Puzzle in Listed Real Estate Companies. Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, 24(2): 151-165. 
  3. Y. Deng, Helen X. H. Bao, and P. Gong (2018). Increased Tail Dependence in Global Public Real Estate MarketsInternational Real Estate Review. 21(2): 145 – 168. 
  4. Y. Xu, X. Huang, Helen X. H. Bao, X. Ju, T. Zhong, Z. Chen, and Y. Zhou (2018). Rural Land Rights Reform and Agro-environmental Sustainability: Empirical Evidence from China. Land Use Policy, 74: 73 - 87. 
  5. M. Wang and Helen X. H. Bao (2018). Mega-event Effects on the Housing Market: Evidence from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Cities: The International Journal of Policy and Planning, 72: 207 - 216.

2017:

  1. Helen X. H. Bao and Charlotte C. Meng (2017). Loss Aversion and Housing Studies. Journal of Real Estate Literature, 25(1):49 - 75.
  2. Helen X. H. Bao and Cynthia, M. Gong (2017). Reference-dependent Analysis of Capital Structure and REIT Performance. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 69: 38–49.
  3. Helen X. H. Bao, Charlotte C. Meng and Jing Wu. (2017). Are We Humans or Are We Econs? - The Effect of Sunk Cost Fallacy in Real Estate Development DecisionsJournal of Real Estate Practice and Education, 20(1): 51-62.
  4. Helen X. H. Bao and Steven H. Li. (2017). House Price Determinants: The Roles of Fundamentals and SentimentsJournal of Real Estate Practice and Education, 20(1): 63-77. 
  5. Md Morshed Alam, Helen X. H. Bao, P.X.W. Zou, and Jay Sanjayan (2017). Behavior Change of Building Users and Energy Consumption, in Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences (Ed. Scott A. Elias), Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-12-409548-9. 

2016: 

  1. Helen X. H. Bao and Steven H. Li (2016). Overconfidence and Real Estate Investment: A Critical Review of the Literature. The Singapore Economic Review, 61(4):1650015.
  2. Helen X. H. Bao and Cynthia, M. Gong (2016). Endowment Effect and Housing Decisions. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 20(4):341-353.
  3. F. Xia, Y. Shen, J. Yan, and Helen X. H. Bao (2016). On the Potential of Urban Three-dimensional Space Development: The Case of Liuzhou, China, Habitat International, 51:48-58.
  4. F. Xu, Helen X. H. Bao, H. Li, Mei-Po Kwan, and X. Huang (2016) Land Use Policy and Spatiotemporal Changes in the Water Area of an Arid RegionLand Use Policy, 54:366-377.

2015: 

  1. J. Yan, F. Xia and Helen X. H. Bao (2015). Strategic Planning Framework for Land Consolidation in China: A Top-level Design Based on SWOT Analysis, Habitat International, 48: 46 – 54.
  2. M. Wang, Helen X. H. Bao and P. Lin (2015). Behavioural Insights into Housing Relocation Decisions: The Effects of the Beijing Olympics, Habitat International, 47: 20-28.
  3. H. Li, X. Huang, M. Kwan, Helen X. H. Bao and S. Jefferson (2015). Real Changes in Farmers’ Welfare from Land Requisition in the Process of Rapid Urbanization, Land Use Policy, 42: 635 – 641.
  4. Helen X. H. Bao, P. Gong and B. Yang. (2015). Real Estate Investment Trust Returns: Predictability and DeterminantsJournal of Real Estate Practice and Education, 18(1): 107 – 115.

2014: 

  1. L. Feng, Helen X. H. Bao and Y. Jiang (2014). Land Reallocation Reform in Rural China: A Behavioral Economics Perspective, Land Use Policy, 41: 246 – 259. 
  2. Helen X. H. Bao, J. L. Glascock, S. Z. Zhou & L. Feng (2014). Land Value Determination in an Emerging Market: Empirical Evidence from China, International Journal of Managerial Finance, 10(2): 180-199.
  3. Helen X. H. Bao and L. Feng. (2014). Land Market in Beijing: Goldmine or Landmine? Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education, 17(1): 79 – 86.
  4. Helen X. H. Bao(2014). Regression Analysis in Planning Research, in The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods (Eds. Elisabete Silva, Patsy Healey, Neil Harris and Pieter Van den Broeck), Taylor and Francis, ISBN: 978-0-415-72795-2.

2004 - 2013: 

  1. L. Brogan.and Helen X. H. Bao (2011). Real Estate Investment in Guernsey’s Two-tiered Housing Market, Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education, 2011, 14(2): 155 – 166. 
  2. Helen X. H. Bao and M. Wang. (2010). The Impact of the 2008 Olympic Games on Residential Property Prices in Wangjing, Beijing, Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education, 13(1): 71-86.
  3. J. Yan, L. Feng and Helen X. H. Bao (2010). Housing Price Dynamics: Evidence from Beijing, Frontiers of Economics in China, 5(1):52-68.
  4. Y. Tu and Helen X. H. Bao (2009). Property Rights and Housing Value: the Impacts of Political Instability, Real Estate Economics 37(2):235-257.
  5. S. Z. Zhou and Helen X. H. Bao (2009). Modeling Price Dynamics in the Hong Kong Property Markets, Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management Journal, 1S: 8-26.
  6. Helen X. H. Bao and S. Z. Zhou (2008). The Land Market in Hong Kong: Price Index and the Relationship with the Property MarketJournal of Real Estate Practice and Education, 11(2): 187 – 204. 
  7. Helen X. H. Bao  and P. D. Sweeney. (2008). Hedonic Valuation of Schooling in UK: The Case of Hertford Town, Journal of Real Estate Practice and Education, 11(1): 75 – 94.
  8. Helen X. H. Bao and A. T. K. Wan (2007). Improved Estimators of Hedonic Housing Price Models, Journal of Real Estate Research, 29(3): 267-301.
  9. Helen X. H. Bao and A. T. K. Wan (2004). On the Use of Spline Smoothing in Estimating Hedonic Housing Price Models: Empirical Evidence Using Hong Kong Data, Real Estate Economics, 32 (3): 487 - 507.
Professor of Land Economy
Director of International Relations, Department of Land Economy
Fellow in Land Economy, Newnham College
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