Historical Virtual Seminar Series Presentations

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4/24/2024 Remi Jedwab (GWU) The Skyscraper Revolution:  Global Economic Development and Land Savings
4/10/2024 Jiro Yoshida (Penn State) Aging, Homeownership, and Macroeconomic Inefficiency
3/27/2024 Lu Liu (Wharton) Mortgage Lock-in, Mobility, and Labor Reallocation
3/13/2024 Adam Soliman (LSE) The Erosion of Homeownership and Minority Wealth: The Role of Institutional Investors
2/28/2024 May Rostom (Bank of England) Price Discrimination and Mortgage Choice
2/14/2024 Yichun Fan (MIT) Social Cost of Lifestyle Adaptation: Air Pollution and Outdoor Physical Exercise
1/31/2024 Sonia Gilbukh (CUNY) How the Source of Financing Discrimination Affects Housing Opportunities for FHA Buyers
1/17/2024 Simon Buechler (MIT) On the value of market signals: Evidence from commercial real estate redevelopment
12/13/2023 Xi Yang (University of North Texas) More Credit, Fewer Babies? Bank Credit Expansion, House Price, and Fertility
11/29/2023 Dayin Zhang (Wisconsin-Madison) How do Labor Shortages Affect Residential Construction and Housing Affordability?
11/15/2023 Lee Kwok-Hao (National University of Singapore) The Dynamic Allocation of Public Housing: Policy and Spillovers
11/1/2023 Nitzan Tzur-Ilan (FRB Dallas) The Effects of Extreme Wildfire and Smoke Events on Household Financial Outcomes
10/18/2023 Gregor Schubert (UCLA) The Impact of Cultural Preferences on Homeownership
10/4/2023 Yi Fan (National University of Singapore) The Unintended Consequences of Coal Fired Power Plant Closures: Evidence from China
9/20/2023 Cameron LaPoint (Yale) Spatially-Targeted LTV Policies
9/6/2023 Andra Ghent (University of Utah) The Best Cities for Firms
5/31/2023 Haoyang Liu (Dallas Fed) The Economic Vote: Evidence from Interest Rate Pass-Through
5/17/2023 Siddhartha Biswas (Philadelphia Fed) California Wildfires, Property Damage, and Mortgage Repayment
5/3/2023 C. Jack Liebersohn (UC Irvine) The Short- and Long-Run Effects of Remote Work on U.S. Housing Markets
4/19/2023 Marianna Kudlyak (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco) House Price Responses to Monetary Policy Surprises: Evidence from U.S. Listings Data
4/12/2023 Christopher Palmer (MIT) The Last Mile of Monetary Policy: Inattention, Reminders, and the Refinancing Channel
3/29/2023 Camilo Acosta (Universidad EAFIT) Quality of Communications Infrastructure, Local Structural Transformation, and Inequality
3/15/2023 James Graham (University of Sydney) Public Education and Intergenerational Housing Wealth Effects
3/1/2023 Ron Cheung (Oberlin)  All (Economic) Politics is Local: Voting Responses to Localized Price Shocks during the Great Recession
2/15/2023 David Ling (University of Florida) Catering and Return Manipulation in Private Equity
2/1/2023 Gaston Illanes (Northwestern) Information Frictions in Mortgage Refinancing
1/18/2023 Joseph Nichols (Board of Governors of Federal Reserve System) Dry Power vs. Inside Information
12/14/2022 Zongyuan Li (Wenzhou-Kean University) Impact of Political Connections in Land Sales in China: Headquarter vs. Subsidiaries
11/30/2022 Robert Connolly (University of Florida) REIT Returns and Inflation Shocks with Economic State-Dependencies
11/9/2022 Andrii Parkhomenko (USC) Homeownership, Polarization, and Inequality
10/26/2022 Cameron LaPoint (Yale) Tax Sales, Private Capital, and Gentrification in the U.S
10/12/2022 Leah Brooks (George Washington University) Destruction, Policy, and the Evolving Consequences of Washington, DC’s 1968 Civil Disturbance

9/28/2022

Patrick Bayer (Duke Separate and Unequal: Race and the Geography of the American Housing Market

9/14/2022

Marco Giacoletti (USC) Propagating Experiences by Competing: Micro-Level Evidence from Real Estate

8/31/2022

Jesse Rothstein (Berkeley) Location, Location, Location

8/17/2022

Chandler Lutz (Securities and Exchange Commission) Highly Disaggregated Land Unavailability

5/25/2022

Eunjee Kwon (University of Cincinnati) The Unintended Consequences of Post-Disaster Policies for Spatial Sorting

 

5/11/2022 Sean Flynn (Tulane University) The Imitation Game: How Encouraging Renegotiation Makes Good Borrowers Bad
4/27/2022 Gonzalo Maturana (Emory University) Do Property Rehabs Affect Neighboring Property Prices?
3/30/2022 Jeffrey Traczynski (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) Intermediation Frictions in Debt Relief: Evidence from CARES Act Forbearance
3/16/2022 You Kim (Federal Reserve Board) Intermediation Frictions in Debt Relief: Evidence from CARES Act Forbearance
3/2/2022 Maxence Valentin (Penn State Smeal College of Business) Heterogeneous Preferences and the Provision of Local Public Goods
2/16/2022 David Low (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) What Triggers Mortgage Default? New Evidence from Linked Administrative and Survey Data
2/2/2022 Lara Loewenstein (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland) Recourse as Shadow Equity: Evidence from Commercial Real Estate Loans

1/19/2022

 Kwan Ok Lee (NUS) Role of Emergency Disaster Relief Payment to Consumption Behavior in the COVID-19 Pandemic
12/15/2021 Brian J. Asquith

Why Are Older Workers Moving Less While Working Longer?

12/1/2021 Ben McCartney

'Sort Selling': Political Polarization and Residential Choice

11/17/2021 Lee Seltzer

The Effects of Leverage on Investments in Maintenance:  Evidence from Apartments

11/3/2021 Will Strange

Are City Centers Losing Their Appeal? Commercial Real Estate, Urban Spatial Structure, and COVID

10/20/2021 John Griffin

Is COVID Revealing a CMBS Virus?

09/22/2021 David Low

Psychic Moving Costs and Mortgage Default with Positive Equity

09/08/2021

Patrick Moran

Breaking the Commitment Device: The Effect of Home Equity Withdrawal on Consumption, Saving, and Welfare

08/25/2021

Albert Zevelev

Does Bankruptcy Protection Affect Asset Prices? Evidence from changes in Homestead Exemptions

08/11/2021

Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

Flattening the Curve: Pandemic-Induced Revaluation of Urban Real Estate

07/14/2021

Nitzan Tzur-Ilan

More Than Shelter: The Effects of Rental Eviction Moratoria on Household Well-Being

06/16/2021

Erik Hembre

Tax Incentives and Housing Decisions: Investigating Effects of the TCJA

06/09/2021

Ross Valkanov

The Mortgage-Cash Premium Puzzle

05/19/2021

Kris Gerardi

Mortgage Prepayment, Race, and Monetary Policy

05/05/2021

Maisy Wong

Estimating Preferences for Neighborhood Amenities under Imperfect Information

04/21/2021

Matt Kahn

Mortgage Finance and Climate Change

04/07/2021

Luis A. Lopez

Did the Paycheck Protection Program Help Small Businesses? Evidence from Commercial Mortgage-backed Securities

03/24/2021

Maxence Valentin

Tax Deductibility, Market Frictions, and Price Discrimination: Evidence from the Mortgage Market

03/10/2021

Edison Yu

Real Estate Taxes and Home Value:  Evidence from TCJA

02/24/2021

Sean Wilkoff

Amazon Is Coming to Town: Private Information Leakage and Housing Market Efficiency

02/10/2021

Dayin Zhang

Government-Sponsored Wholesale Funding and the Industrial Organization of Bank Lending

01/27/2021

Samir Elsadek Mahmoudi

The Propagation of Local Credit Shocks:  Evidence from Hurricane Katrina

01/13/2021

Yongqiang Chu

The Color of Hedge Fund Activism

12/16/2020

Cameron LaPoint

Flip or Flop? Tobin Taxes in the Real Estate Market (link not available)

12/02/2020

Arka PravaBandyopadhyay

Cost of Misaligned CARES Act: Overcrowding, Selective Verification and Unintended Racial Consequences

11/18/2020

David Echeverry

Adverse Selection in Mortgage Markets:  Fannie Mae Selling Default Risk (link not available)

11/04/2020

Neil Bhutta

Equal Access to Mortgages?  Evidence from the Expanded HMDA Data (link not available)

10/21/2020

Alina Arefeva

Job Growth from Opportunity Zones

10/07/2020

Asaf Bernstein

Mortgage Amortization and Wealth Accumulation

09/23/2020

Walter Dlima

COVID-19 and Housing Market Effects: Evidence from U.S. Shutdown Orders

09/09/2020

Joseph Gyourko

The Impact of Local Residential Land Use Restrictions on Land Values

08/26/2020

Anthony Lee Zhang

Liquidity in Residential Real Estate Markets

08/12/2020

Eileen van Straelen

Desperate House Sellers: Distress Among Developers

07/29/2020

Wenlan Qian

The Effect of Wealth Shocks on Shirking: Evidence from the Housing Market

07/15/2020

Andrii Parkhomenko

How Do Cities Change When We Work from Home?

07/01/2020

David Ling

A First Look at the Impact of COVID-19 on Commercial Real Estate Prices: Asset-Level Evidence