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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
spatial planning Earth & Environmental Sciences
Housing market Business & Economics
residential development 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
Regional economics
House prices
Human capital
Open Access
Financial returns
Home ownership

The Impact of Political Risk on Real Estate Investment: Evidence from the Scottish ‘Neverendum’

Jones, C. A., 2 Jun 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Property Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

An assessment of historic attempts to capture land value uplift in the UK

Jones, C. A., Morgan, J. & Stephens, M., Apr 2018, Inverness: Scottish Land Commission. 57 p. (Commissioned Reports; no. 002)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
land value
human rights

Activities 1976 2016

An International Perspective on the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Housing Markets

Colin Anthony Jones (Speaker)
26 Feb 2016

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

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

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

European Real Estate Society Annual Conference 2012

Colin Anthony Jones (Keynote/plenary speaker)
14 Jun 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference