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Trade credit, firm profitability, and financial constraints: Evidence from listed SMEs in East Asia and the Pacific (2019)
Journal Article
Hoang, C. H., Xiao, Q., & Akbar, S. (2019). Trade credit, firm profitability, and financial constraints: Evidence from listed SMEs in East Asia and the Pacific. International Journal of Managerial Finance, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJMF-09-2018-0258

The principal objective of this study is to investigate the non-linear association between trade credit and profitability of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Moreover, this paper analyses whether the above relationship varies according to financi... Read More

Cyclical co-movements of private real estate, public real estate and equity markets: a cross-continental spectrum (2017)
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Devaney, S., & Xiao, Q. (2017). Cyclical co-movements of private real estate, public real estate and equity markets: a cross-continental spectrum. Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 42-43, 132-151. doi:10.1016/j.mulfin.2017.10.002

Whether returns from investing in real estate shares reflect equity market or real estate market trends is an important question for investors seeking liquid, low cost exposure to real estate. We consider the relationship between real estate shares,... Read More

Are mortgage lenders guilty of the housing bubble? A UK perspective (2016)
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Xiao, Q., & Devaney, S. (2016). Are mortgage lenders guilty of the housing bubble? A UK perspective. Applied economics, 48(45), 4271-4290. doi:10.1080/00036846.2016.1156231

Existing theoretical models of house prices and credit rely on continuous rationality of consumers, an assumption that has been frequently questioned in recent years. Meanwhile, empirical investigations of the relationship between prices and credit a... Read More

Crashes in real estate prices: causes and predictability (2010)
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Xiao, Q. (2010). Crashes in real estate prices: causes and predictability. Urban studies, 47(8), 1725-1744. doi:10.1177/0042098009356482

Large swings in real estate prices that end in devastating crashes have been witnessed by many countries in the past two decades. To curtail the damage of these crashes, it is imperative that we understand their causes. This study proposes a model th... Read More

The residential market of Hong Kong: rational or irrational? (2010)
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Xiao, Q., & Liu, Y. (2010). The residential market of Hong Kong: rational or irrational?. Applied economics, 42(7), (923-933). doi:10.1080/00036840701720960. ISSN 0003-6846

The current study attempts to investigate the proposition that Hong Kong residential market is only driven by a rational speculative bubble, in addition to fundamentals. The fundamentals are chosen according to the present value model, but will accou... Read More

Risk and predictability of Singapore's private residential market (2010)
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Xiao, Q., & Huang, W. (2010). Risk and predictability of Singapore's private residential market. Quantitative finance, 10(5), (529-543). doi:10.1080/14697680903236113. ISSN 1469-7688

This study explores the short-run predictability of, and the risks facing investors in, Singapore's private housing market. We explicitly model a periodically collapsing rational speculative bubble within the present value framework, and propose an u... Read More

Seoul housing prices and the role of speculation (2009)
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Xiao, Q., & Park, D. (2010). Seoul housing prices and the role of speculation. Empirical economics, 38(3), 619-644. doi:10.1007/s00181-009-0282-x

Between June 1998 and March 2006, the price index of apartment houses in Seoul, Korea, more than doubled, while fundamentals such as GDP, wage, and population increased by less than 35%. This study examines the role of a rational speculative bubble i... Read More