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Wisconsin School of Business faculty are at the forefront.
Faculty members of the Wisconsin Real Estate program are active researchers at the frontier of knowledge in real estate economics and finance. They bring this expertise to bear on their teaching, together with their experience of the real estate industry and policy environment.
Wisconsin faculty publish in top journals in the field of real estate and beyond. They maintain a strong presence on the policy front, sharing their expertise with the World Bank; U.S. Federal Reserve Banks; the Chinese, French, Ghanaian, Mexican, Turkish and UK governments; and other policy makers.
All faculty members participate in professional real estate organization activities and have accumulated valuable expertise through consulting assignments for private firms and governmental organizations around the world.
Lorin and Marjorie Tiefenthaler Distinguished Chair of Real Estate
Regular advisor to The World Bank and numerous governments on housing policy issues in developing economies. “The 2008-09 Crisis in U.S. Housing and Financial Markets, and in the Aggregate Economy — How Did We Get Here, Which Way Out?” Urban Studies, forthcoming. A Primer on U.S. Housing Markets and Policy, with Richard K. Green, Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute Press, for the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, Monograph Series, No. 3, 2003.
Morris A. Davis
PhD, Associate Professor
Member of the Board of Directors of American Capital Agency Corporation
Director of the James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate
"The Price and Quantity of Residential Land in the United States," with Jonathan Heathcote, Journal of Monetary Economics, 54 (8):2595-2620, 2007. "Housing and the Business Cycle," with Jonathan Heathcote, International Economic Review, 46 (3):751-784, 2005.
PhD, CRE, Professor
E.J. Plesko Chair of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics.
Senior advisor, EquiBase Capital Group. “Monopoly and Information Advantage in the Residential Mortgage Market,” with Jie Gan, Review of Financial Studies, 21:2677-2703, November 2008. “Theory and Evidence on The Resolution of Financial Distress,” with David Brown and Brian Ciochetti, Review of Financial Studies, 19:1357-1397, Winter 2006.
PhD, FRICS, Professor
UW Real Estate Program Distinguished Professor.
Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Central Bank of Turkey. “Price Discovery in Real Estate Markets: A Dynamic Analysis,” with Yildiray Yildirim, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, forthcoming. “Conflicts between Principals and Agents: Evidence from Residential Brokerage” with Ron C. Rotherford and Tom M. Springer, Journal of Financial Economics, 76:627-665, 2005.
PhD, Assistant Professor, recently joined the faculty after serving as Senior Economist and Policy Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
"Why Do Financial Systems Differ? History Matters," with Cyril Monnet, Journal of Monetary Economics 54 (4), May 2007, 1002-17. "Limited Enforcement, Financial Intermediation and Economic Development: A Quantitative Assessment," with Pedro Amaral, International Economic Review (forthcoming).
PhD, CRE, FRICS, Professor
Albert O. Nicholas Dean of the Wisconsin School of Business
Advisor on land-use issues to the French Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and the Oceans. “The Relative Performance of Real Estate Marketing Platforms: MLS versus FSBOMadison.com,” with Igal Hendel and Aviv Nevo, American Economic Review, forthcoming December 2009. “Housing Market Dynamics: On the Contribution of Income Shocks and Credit Constraints,” with Sven Rady, Review of Economic Studies, 73:459–485, April 2006.