Dissertation titles and job placements for our graduates in Real Estate

Can Huang, 2023
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Topics in Venture Capital and Banking

Christopher Lako, 2020
Analysis Group
Essays in Housing Markets and the Real Economy

Dayin Zhang, 2020
University of Wisconsin- Madison, School of Business
Essays in Financial Intermediation and Household Finance

David Felipe Echeverry Perez, 2017
Universidad de Navarra
Essays in Real Estate Finance and Behavioral Economics

Sanket Korgaonkar, 2017
Pennsylvania State University
Essays in Mortgage Finance and Securitization

Haoyang Liu, 2017
Florida State University
Essays on Risk Management and Financial Econometrics

Calvin Zhang, 2017
Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank
Essays on the Housing Market and Home Prices

Aya Bellicha, 2016
Mortgage Origination Channels and the Crowding Out of Community Banks

Nirupama Kulkarni, 2016
Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL)
Essays in Mortgage Markets, Household Finance, and Homeownership

Anna Amirdjanova, 2015
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Topics in Asset Pricing and Market Microstructure

Jiakai Chen, 2015
University of Hawaii – Manoa
Essays in Financial Intermediation

Paulo Issler, 2013
University of California, Berkeley – Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics
Essays on Consumption Cycles and Corporate Finance

Pratish Patel, 2013
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Essays in Technology Adoption and Corporate Finance

Boris Albul, 2012
Federal Reserve, Boston
Essays on Corporate Capital Structure

Sean Wilkoff, 2012
Securities and Exchange Commission
Essays on the Municipal Bond Market

Barney Hartman-Glaser, 2011
Duke University
Moral Hazard, Adverse Selection, and Mortgage Markets

Stefano Corradin, 2008
European Central Bank
The Choice to Rent or Own: Why Rents and Mortgages Rates are Jointly Determined

Wenlan Qian, 2008
National University of Singapore
Essays on Real Estate Economics and Finance

Carles Vergara Alert, 2008
IESE Business School
Equilibrium Implications of Real Option Positions on the Term Structure of Interest Rates, Asset Prices, and Portfolio Choice

Peng (Peter) Liu, 2007
Cornell University
Asset Pricing Implications of Hedging in Real Estate Markets

Alexandre Vedrashko, 2007
Simon Fraser University
Essays in Corporate Finance

Jiro Yoshida, 2007
The University of Tokyo
Essays on Equilibrium, Asset Pricing, and Investments

Barbara Buklahova, 2006
Norwegian School of Management
Costly Investment Decisions and Portfolio Optimization

Simon Firestone, 2006
Freddie MAC
Essays on Production and Urban Economics

Desmond Tsang, 2006
McGill University
Comparing the Quality of Alternative Summary Performance Measures in the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Industry

Gerd Welke, 2006
Baruch College
On the Interest Rate Risk of Housing Government Sponsored Enterprises