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May 16-17, 2019 | The Ohio State University | Columbus, OH 

Our annual PhD Conference on Real Estate and Housing brings together doctoral students from various disciplines to foster a multidisciplinary understanding of real estate and housing related research. The conference is a result of partnership between the Ohio State Center for Real Estate, the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, the Knowlton School of Architecture and Fisher College of Business and it is a selective, refereed conference of research papers in all areas of real estate and housing.

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  • Call for Papers

    It is our pleasure to invite your submissions for the 3rd Annual PhD Conference on Real Estate and Housing, which takes place on May 16-17, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. The purpose of the conference is to provide a platform for doctoral students to showcase and develop their research through high quality discussant and audience fieedback. Best paper and best discussant prizes will also be awarded. 

    TOPICS: The PhD Conference on Real Estate and Housing program committee welcomes draft paper submission from doctoral students examining a wide array of real estate and housing topics related to policy, practice and theory. Submissions may address issues including, but not limited to:

    • Real estate finance and economics
    • Urban and regional economics
    • Housing policy
    • Housing and community development
    • Housing affordability
    • Real estate law


    We invite studies from all disciplines including finance, business, public policy, sociology, economics, urban planning, geography, demographics, law, criminology, and public health. 


    Submission Deadline: February 8, 2019

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  • Committee and Sponsors

    Special thank you to our sponsors:

    • Ohio State Center for Real Estate
    • John Glenn College of Public Affairs
    • Knowlton School, City and Regional Planning 


    Conference Co-Chairs:

    Mark Johnson, PhD candidate, Fisher College of Business

    Yung Chun, PhD candidate, John Glenn College of Public Affairs

    Aram Yang, PhD candidate, Knowlton School 

    Faculty Committee: 

    Professor Itzhak Ben-David, Fisher College of Business

    Professor Stephanie Moulton, John Glenn College of Public Affairs 

    Professor Rachel Garshick Kleit, Knowlton School



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