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Research interests

Research interests cover: Commercial and Industrial Property Markets Housing Market Economics Economics of Housing Policy Urban Economics and Policy Urban Sustainability Research has been supported by EPSRC, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Scottish Parliament, Department of Communities and Local Government, National Housing and Planning Advice Unit and others.


Professor at Heriot-Watt University since 1998. Formerly worked at the Universities of Manchester, Glasgow and the West of Scotland. Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Property Research. Trustee of Shelter 1990-2007.

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housing market Earth & Environmental Sciences
Housing market Business & Economics
residential development Earth & Environmental Sciences
spatial planning Earth & Environmental Sciences
Property market Business & Economics
viability Earth & Environmental Sciences
market Earth & Environmental Sciences
economics Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1979 2019

Open Access
Suburban Health
Urban Health
Policy Making
Insurance Benefits

Regional Economic Divergence and House Prices: A Comparison of Germany and the UK

Blaseio, B. & Jones, C., 5 Aug 2019, In : International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis. 12, 4, p. 722-735 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
House prices
Regional economics
Human capital
Open Access
Financial returns
Home ownership

The impact of political risk on real estate investment: evidence from the Scottish “neverendum”

Jones, C., 21 Oct 2019, In : Property Management. 37, 5, p. 610-626 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Political risk
Real estate investment
time series

A historical evolutionary and cyclical perspective on models of development finance

Jones, C. A., 2018, Routledge Companion to Real Estate Development. Squires, G., Heurkens, E. & Peiser, R. (eds.). Routledge, p. 185-195 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Activities 1976 2016

Journal of Property Research (Journal)

Colin Anthony Jones (Guest editor)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Invited Paper

Colin Anthony Jones (Speaker)
24 Oct 2013

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

European Real Estate Society Conference

Colin Anthony Jones (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

annual conference of the Association of Heads of European Schools of Planning

Colin Anthony Jones (Keynote/plenary speaker)
28 Apr 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference