Global Housing Watch

The Global Housing Watch tracks developments in housing markets across the world on a quarterly basis. It provides current data on house prices as well as metrics used to assess valuation in housing markets, such as house price‑to‑rent and house-price‑to‑income ratios.

House Price Synchronicity, Banking Integration, and Global Financial Conditions

House Price Synchronicity, Banking Integration, and Global Financial Conditions

This paper examines the relationship between house price synchronicity and global financial conditions across 40 countries and about 70 cities over the past three decades. The role played by cross-border banking flows in residential property markets is examined as well. Continue reading here.

Inflation Targeting in Iceland--The Issue of Housing Costs

Inflation Targeting in Iceland--The Issue of Housing Costs

The recent divergence between housing costs and other prices in Icelands consumer price index (CPI) has reignited the debate about the most suitable reference index for Iceland's inflation target. Continue reading here.

House Prices and Labor Mobility in Norway: A Regional Perspective

House Prices and Labor Mobility in Norway: A Regional Perspective

This paper finds evidence of a statistically significant, although quantitatively moderate effect of regional house price differentials on internal migrations in Norway. Consistent with evidence from other countries, large house price differences are found to be a factor preventing migrations across Norwegian counties. Continue reading here.

Georgia: Technical Assistance Report-Report on the Producer Price Index and Residential Property Price Index Mission

Georgia: Technical Assistance Report-Report on the Producer Price Index and Residential Property Price Index Mission

The purpose of the mission was to assist the National Statistics Office (Geostat) in developing a residential property price index (RPPI) and expanding coverage of the producer price index (PPI). Continue reading here.

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Last Updated: January 31, 2019

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