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Trends in office rents in the City of London: 1867-1959

Devaney, S. ORCID: (2010) Trends in office rents in the City of London: 1867-1959. Explorations in Economic History, 47 (2). pp. 198-212. ISSN 0014-4983

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1016/j.eeh.2009.11.001


This paper details the construction and analysis of a dataset of office lettings, which is used to produce a rent index for the City of London spanning the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It advances prior research through application of a modern version of the repeat measures technique and in coverage of years where office rents have not been previously measured. Results show that there has been no real growth in rents over the period as a whole. However, there have been distinct phases of rental growth and decline that correspond with the wider economic fortunes of the City.

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Divisions:Henley Business School > Real Estate and Planning
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