2020 PHD Conference on Real Estate and Housing

PHD Conference

April 28-29, 2020 | 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.

Call For Papers & Submission

It is our pleasure to invite your submissions to the 4th Annual PhD Conference on Real Estate and Housing, which takes place on April 28th and 29th, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. The conference is specifically intended as a platform to showcase and develop the work of doctoral students through constructive discussions and sharing of ideas. PhD students whose papers are selected for presentation will be provided with a hotel room and have the opportunity to apply for a financial package to help cover the costs of travel.

TOPICS: The PhD Conference on Real Estate and Housing program committee welcomes draft paper submissions 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 economic    • Housing and community development

  • Urban and regional economics          • Housing affordability

  • Housing policy                                    • 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.

PAPER SUBMISSION: Submissions must consist of unpublished draft research papers that may be single-authored or co-authored. The deadline for proposal submissions is February 3, 2020. Accepted authors will have the opportunity to revise their draft prior to final paper submission deadline on March 31, 2020. 

Please submit your proposals here. 

Please send questions to phdrealestateconf@osu.edu.

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
Fisher College of Business

Conference Co-Chairs:

John Lynch,  PhD candidate, Fisher College of Business
Matthew T. Pesavento, PhD candidate, John Glenn College of Public Affairs
Aram Yang, PhD candidate, Knowlton School

Faculty Committee:

Itzhak Ben-David, Department of Finance, Fisher College of Business
Meta Brown, Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences
Rachel Garshick Kleit, City and Regional Planning, Knowlton School of Architecture
Jack Liebersohn, Department of Finance, Fisher College of Business
Mary Beth McCormick, Executive Director, OSU Center for Real Estate
Stephanie Moulton, John Glenn College of Public Affairs