The Center for Real Estate has partnered with the John Glenn College of Public Affairs and the Knowlton School of Architecture to hold our inaugural Real Estate abd Housing Doctoral Student Conference on April 18, 2017 at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. The conference was designed to bring together doctoral students from various disciplines to foster a multidisciplinary understanding of real estate and housing related research.

This year featured 6 presentations from students from The Ohio State University, Indiana University and University of North Carolina:

  • Do Households Care about Future Cash Flows? Evidence from the Consumption Response to Mortgage Refinancing?

Presenter: Hoonsuk Park, PhD student, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
Discussant: Anthony DeFusco, Assistant Professor of Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

  • Asset Prices, Local Prospects and the Geography of Housing Dynamics

Presenter: Preetesh Kantak, PhD student, Kenan‐Flagler Business School, UNC Chapel Hill
Discussant: Andrei Goncalves, PhD student, Department of Finance, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University

  • Ambiguity, Ambiguity Aversion and the Housing Market

Presenter: Yu Zhang, PhD student, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, The Ohio State University
Discussant: Mike Eriksen, Assistant Professor, Department of Finance & Real Estate, University of Cincinnati

  • Redlining Again? Spatial Differences in Residential Mortgage Accessibility during Boom and Bust in Ohio

Presenter: Daisuke Nagase, PhD student, Knowlton School, The Ohio State University
Discussant: Dennis Keating, Professor Emeritus, Cleveland State University

  • Housing Market Segmentation and Ethnicity

Presenter: Yung Chun, PhD student, John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University
Discussant: Spencer Couts, PhD student, Department of Finance, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University

  • The Impact of Homeless Prevention on Residential Instability: Evidence from the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program

Presenter: Gabriel Piña, PhD student, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University
Discussant: Stephanie Casey Pierce, PhD student, John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University