City Futures Research Centre UNSW Built Environment

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Dr Shanaka Herath

Shanaka Herath
Research Associate

Contact

Phone: 02 9385 4931
Fax: 02 9385 5935

Publications

Books

Pawson H; Herath S, 2015, Disadvantaged places in urban Australia: Residential mobility, place attachment and social exclusion

Maier G; Herath S, 2015, Immobilienbewertung mit hedonischen Preismodellen, Springer-Verlag, Weisbaden, Germany, 10.1007/978-3-658-02862-6

Hulse K; Pawson H; Reynolds M; Herath S, 2014, Disadvantaged places in Urban Australia: Analysing socio-economic diversity and housing market performance

Vizel I; Pawson H; Stone W; Herath S; McNellis S, 2014, Social Housing Exits: Incidence, motivations and consequences (AHURI Final Report No. 229), AHURI, Melbourne, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/publications/download/ahuri_71026_fr

Book Chapters

Herath S, 2015, 'Technology in urban planning: spatial hedonic house price model as an information tool', in "Leshinsky R; Legacy C" (ed.), Instruments of Planning: Tensions and challenges for delivering equitable planning outcomes, edn. RTPI Library Series, Routledge, New York, http://www.tandf.net/books/details/9781138812055/

Journal articles

Pawson H; Herath S, 2015, 'Dissecting and tracking socio-spatial disadvantage in urban Australia', Cities, vol. 44, pp. 73-85, 10.1016/j.cities.2015.02.001

Herath S; Maier G, 2015, 'Informational efficiency of the real estate market: A meta-analysis', Journal of Economic Research, vol. 20, http://jer.hanyang.ac.kr/issue/20-2/20(2)01.pdf

Herath S; Choumert J; Maier G, 2015, 'The value of the greenbelt in Vienna: a spatial hedonic analysis', Annals of Regional Science, 10.1007/s00168-015-0657-1

Herath S; Maier G, 2013, 'Local particularities or distance gradient: What matters most in the case of the Viennese apartment market?', Journal of European Real Estate Research, vol. 6, pp. 163-185, 10.1108/JERER-10-2011-0022

Herath S, 2012, 'Size of government and economic growth: A nonlinear analysis', Economic Annals, vol. 57, pp. 7-30, 10.2298/EKA1294007H

Herath S; Maier G, 2011, 'Hedonic house prices in the presence of spatial and temporal dynamics', Territorio Italia - Land Administration Cadastre, Real Estate, vol. 1, pp. 39-49, http://www.agenziaterritorio.it/site.php/cup/novita.pdf?id=12576

Conference Papers

Herath S, 2015, 'How far is too far from public transport? An empirical assessment', in How far is too far from public transport? An empirical assessment, The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) COBRA Conference, Sydney, Australia, presented at The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) COBRA Conference, Sydney, Australia, 08 - 10 July 2015, http://www.rics.org/au/knowledge/research/conference-papers/how-far-is-too-far-from-public-transport--an-empirical-assessment/

Pawson H; Herath S, 2013, 'Developing a Typology of Socio-spatial Disadvantage in Australia', in Ruming K; Randolph B; Gurran N (eds.), State of Australian Cities Conference 2013: Refereed Proceedings, SOAC Research Network, Sydney, presented at State of Australian Cities Conference 2013, Sydney, 26 - 29 November 2013, http://www.soacconference.com.au/soac-conference-proceedings-and-powerpoint-presentations/

Herath S, 2013, 'Discovering the urban structure using a spatial hedonic house price model', in ICCREM 2013: Construction and Operation in the Context of Sustainability - Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management, pp. 1352-1372, 10.1061/9780784413135.132

Conference Presentations

Herath S, 2015, 'Exploring multifaceted disadvantage in Sydney', in Exploring multifaceted disadvantage in Sydney, The Institute of Australian Geographers Conference, Canberra, Australia, presented at The Institute of Australian Geographers Conference, Canberra, Australia, 01 - 03 July 2015

Herath S, 2015, 'Identifying urban planning priorities through a house price model', in Identifying urban planning priorities through a house price model, The Australasian Housing Researchers Conference, Hobart, Tasmania, presented at The Australasian Housing Researchers Conference, Hobart, Tasmania, 18 - 20 February 2015

Herath S, 2014, 'Identifying urban planning priorities through a spatial hedonic house price model', in Identifying urban planning priorities through a spatial hedonic house price model, 43rd Annual Conference of the Regional Science Association International – British and Irish Section, Aberystwyth, Wales, presented at 43rd Annual Conference of the Regional Science Association International – British and Irish Section, Aberystwyth, Wales, 19 - 21 August 2014

Herath S, 2013, 'Monocentric and polycentric urban structures: insights from a spatial hedonic house price model', in Monocentric and polycentric urban structures: insights from a spatial hedonic house price model, Symposium on Tools for Change: How Planning Implementation Tools Can Deliver Equitable Urban Intensification Outcomes, Sydney, Australia, presented at Symposium on Tools for Change: How Planning Implementation Tools Can Deliver Equitable Urban Intensification Outcomes, Sydney, Australia, 12 - 12 April 2013

Herath S; Maier G, 2011, 'An empirical study of efficiency of the Austrian residential markets', in European Real Estate Society Digital library, European Real Estate Society, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, presented at 18th Annual European Real Estate Society Conference, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, 15 June 2011, http://eres.scix.net/cgi-bin/works/Home

Herath S, 2011, 'Does it matter how far you live from the city centre? A study of apartment values in Vienna', in European Real Estate Society Digital library, European Real Estate Society, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, presented at The European Real Estate Society 18th Annual Conference, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 15 June 2011, http://eres.scix.net/cgi-bin/works/Home

Herath S, 2011, 'Size of government and economic growth: a non-linear analysis', in Size of government and economic growth: a non-linear analysis, Annual Meeting of the Austrian Economic Association, Graz, Austria, presented at Annual Meeting of the Austrian Economic Association, Graz, Austria, 01 January 2011

Herath S; Maier G, 2011, 'What is the shape of the rent gradient? Comparison between a small and a large city', in What is the shape of the rent gradient? Comparison between a small and a large city, 51st European Congress of the Regional Science Association International, Barcelona, Spain, presented at 51st European Congress of the Regional Science Association International, Barcelona, Spain, 31 August 2011

Herath S; Maier G, 2010, 'A framework for analysing house prices using time, space and quality criteria', in European Real Estate Society Digital Library, European Real Estate Society, Milan, Italy, presented at 17th Annual European Real Estate Society Conference, Milan, Italy, 23 - 26 June 2010, http://www.propertyfinance.it/sitoeres/indexdf10.html?page=papers_download

Herath S; Maier G, 2010, 'Efficiency of the real estate market: a meta-analysis', in European Real Estate Society Digital Library, European Real Estate Society, Milan, Italy, presented at 17th Annual European Real Estate Society Conference, Milan, Italy, 23 June 2010, http://eres.scix.net/cgi-bin/works/Home

Herath S; Maier G, 2010, 'House prices in 3D: a framework for analysing house prices using time, space and quality criteria', in House prices in 3D: a framework for analysing house prices using time, space and quality criteria, 50th Anniversary European Congress of the Regional Science Association International, Jönköping, Sweden, presented at 50th Anniversary European Congress of the Regional Science Association International, Jönköping, Sweden, 19 August 2010

Maier G; Herath S, 2009, 'Real estate market efficiency: a survey of literature', in European Real Estate Society Digital Library, European Real Estate Society, Stockholm, Sweden, presented at 16th Annual European Real Estate Society Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 24 June 2009, http://eres.scix.net/cgi-bin/works/Home

Herath S; Maier G, 2009, 'The hedonic price method in real estate and housing market studies: a review of the literature', in The hedonic price method in real estate and housing market studies: a review of the literature, 49th European Congress of the Regional Science Association International, Lodz, Poland, presented at 49th European Congress of the Regional Science Association International, Lodz, Poland, 25 August 2009

Films, TV, Media

Herath S, 2015, The future of the Australian property market, SBS Radio (Sinhala service), Published: 20150625, Films, TV, Media

Working Papers

Herath S; Maier G, 2010, The hedonic price method in real estate and housing market research: A review of the literature, The hedonic price method in real estate and housing market research: A review of the literature, Institute for Regional Development and Environment, WU-Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Original, http://epub.wu.ac.at/588/

Herath S, 2010, The size of the government and economic growth: an empirical study of Sri Lanka, Institute for Regional Development and Environment, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria, Original, http://epub.wu.ac.at/2962/

Maier G; Herath S, 2009, Real estate market efficiency: a survey of literature, Real estate market efficiency: A survey of literature, Institute for the Environment and Regional Development, WU-Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Original, http://epub.wu.ac.at/402/