Qin Yu

Qin Yu

Associate Professor, Department of Real Estate, NUS Business School

Qin Yu is an associate professor in the Department of Real Estate at the NUS Business School. Her research interests include urban economics relating to transportation and the real estate market, and environmental economics relating to air pollution and climate change.

This file photo taken on 17 September 2021 shows a man walking past a housing complex by Chinese property developer Evergrande in Guangzhou, China's southern Guangdong province. (Noel Celis/AFP)

Can China achieve a soft landing for its housing market?

Qin Yu notes that the property market will cool somewhat, if people’s housing price expectations go down. But this might at the same time bring down property prices too much. How can the right balance be struck?