• Florida metropolitan housing markets: examining club convergence and geographical market segmentation

      Apergis, Nicholas; Payne, James; University of Derby; University of Texas at El Paso (Taylor and Francis, 2020-06-10)
      This study explores the convergence of housing prices for 21 metropolitan areas within the state of Florida for the quarterly period 1987:2 to 2017:3. The examination of house price differentials between metropolitan and state-level house prices using a battery of univariate and panel unit root testing approaches yielded mixed results with respect to the presence of convergence. However, the Phillips-Sul (2007; 2009) club convergence approach identifies four distinct convergence clubs for metropolitan area house prices within Florida with a relatively clear geographical segmentation of the housing market.