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Homeownership in urban China: an empirical study of borrower characteristics and the Housing Provident Fund program in Kunming

Homeownership in urban China: an empirical study of borrower characteristics and the Housing... PurposeThis paper aims to develop and estimate a logit model of whether homeownership could be promoted by participation in and use of the Housing Provident Fund (HPF) program, with a focus on factors that influence the use of HPF loans.Design/methodology/approachThis paper develops and estimates a logit model of whether homeownership could be promoted by participation in and use of the HPF program, with a focus on factors that influence the use of HPF loans.FindingsThe results show that coefficients of marital status, educational level, age, duration of employment and employer are significantly related to the use of HPF loan for homeownership.Research limitations/implicationsBecause of the chosen research approach, the research results may lack generalizability.Practical implicationsThe research findings provide a better understanding of homeowners’ characteristics.Originality/valueTo manage the HPF program effectively, it is important for government to have a better understanding of the underlying demand for homeownership, especially with respect to the different demographic variables and accessibility to HPF loans and the HPF. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Asia Business Studies Emerald Publishing

Homeownership in urban China: an empirical study of borrower characteristics and the Housing Provident Fund program in Kunming

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1558-7894
DOI
10.1108/JABS-03-2016-0041
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Abstract

PurposeThis paper aims to develop and estimate a logit model of whether homeownership could be promoted by participation in and use of the Housing Provident Fund (HPF) program, with a focus on factors that influence the use of HPF loans.Design/methodology/approachThis paper develops and estimates a logit model of whether homeownership could be promoted by participation in and use of the HPF program, with a focus on factors that influence the use of HPF loans.FindingsThe results show that coefficients of marital status, educational level, age, duration of employment and employer are significantly related to the use of HPF loan for homeownership.Research limitations/implicationsBecause of the chosen research approach, the research results may lack generalizability.Practical implicationsThe research findings provide a better understanding of homeowners’ characteristics.Originality/valueTo manage the HPF program effectively, it is important for government to have a better understanding of the underlying demand for homeownership, especially with respect to the different demographic variables and accessibility to HPF loans and the HPF.

Journal

Journal of Asia Business StudiesEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 6, 2018

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