2018 Summer Real Estate Symposium
- “No Job, No Money, No Refi: Frictions to Refinancing in a Recession, Anthony A. DeFusco & John Mondragon, Northwestern University.
- “Financial Fragility with SAM?, Daniel L. Greenwald, MIT Sloan, Tim Landvoigt, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, New York University Stern School of Business.
- “Predictably Unequal? The Effects of Machine Learning on Credit Markets, Andreas Fuster & Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Tarun Ramadorai, Imperial College and Ansgar Walther, Warwick School of Business.
- “The Impact of Risk Retention Regulation on the Underwriting of Securitized Mortgages, Craig Furfine, Kellogg School of Management.
- The Role of Technology in Mortgage Lending, Andreas Fuster, Matthew Plosser, Philipp Schnabl and James Vickery, Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
- “What’s Wrong with Pittsburgh?, Andra Ghent, Wisconsin School of Business.
2017 Summer Real Estate Symposium
- “Import Competition and Household Debt“, Jean-Noel Barrot, MIT, Erik Loualiche, MIT (Presenter), Matthew Plosser, New York Federal Reserve Bank, and Julien Sauvagnat, Bocconi.
- “Do Financial Constraints Cool a Housing Boom?“, Lu Han, University of Toronto (Presenter), Chandler Lutz, Copenhagen Business School, Benjamin Sand, York University, and Derek Stacey, Ryerson University.
- “Speculative Dynamics of Prices and Volumne“, Anthony DeFusco, Northwestern University, Charles Nathanson, Northwestern University (Presenter), and Eric Zwick, University of Chicago.
- “Out-of-Town Buyers and City Welfare“, Jack Favilukis, University of British Columbia (Presenter) and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, New York University
- “Regulating Household Leverage“, Anthony DeFusco, Northwestern University (Presenter), Stephanie Johnson, Northwestern University, and John Mondragon, Northwestern University
- “An Equilibrium Model of Housing and Mortgage Markets with State-Contingent Lending Contracts“, Alexei Tchistyi, University of Illinois (Presenter) and Tomasz Piskorski, Columbia University
2016 Summer Real Estate Symposium
- “Conflicts of Interest and the Realtor Commission Puzzle“, Panle J. Barwick, Cornell University, Parag A. Pathak, MIT, Maisy Wong, Wharton (Presenter).
- “Affordability, Financial Innovation, and the Start of the Housing Boom“, Jane K. Dokko, Brookings Institution (Presenter), Benjamin Keys, Columbia, Lindsay Relihan, Wharton.
- “Unconventional Monetary Policy and the Allocation of Credit“, Marco Di Maggio, Columbia (Presenter), Amir Kermani, UC Berkeley, Christopher Palmer, UC Berkeley.
- “Mortgage Underwriting Standards in the Wake of Quantitative Easing“, Barney Hartman-Glaser, UCLA (Presenter), Richard Stanton, UC Berkeley, and Nancy Wallace, UC Berkeley
- “Cross-Sectional Patterns of Mortgage Debt during the Housing Boom: Stocks and Flows“, Christopher Foote, Boston Federal Reserve Bank, Lara Loewenstein, Boston Federal Reserve Bank, Paul Willen, Boston Federal Reserve Bank (Presenter).
- “Portfolio Choice with House Value Misperception, Stefano Corradin, European Central Bank“, Jose L. Fillat, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and Carles Vergara, IESE (Presenter).
2015 Summer Real Estate Symposium
- “Deregulation, Competition and the Race to the Bottom“, by Marco Di Maggio (Columbia), Amir Kermani (UC – Berkeley) and Sanket Korgaonkar (UC – Berkeley)
Discussant: Taylor Nadauld, Brigham Young University
- “CMBS and Conflicts of Interest: Evidence from a Natural Experiment on Servicer Ownership” by Maisy Wong (University of Pennsylvania)
Discussant: Christopher Palmer (UC-Berkeley)
- “Homeowner Borrowing and Housing Collateral: New Evidence from Expiring Price Controls” by Anthony DeFusco (Wharton)
Discussant: Tom Davidoff (UBC)
- “An Extrapolative Model of House Price Dynamics” by Edward Glaeser (Harvard University) and Charles Nathanson (Northwestern)
Discussant: Richard Stanton (Berkeley)
- “Asset Level Risk and Return in Real Estate Investments” by Jacob Sagi (UNC-Chapel Hill)
Discussant: Chester Spatt (Carnegie Mellon)
- “Swimming Upstream: Struggling Firms in Corrupt Cities” by Christopher Parsons (USC), Johan Sulaeman (National University of Singapore) and Sheridan Titman (UT-Austin)
Discussant: Jonathan Karpoff (University of Washington)
2014 Summer Real Estate Symposium
- “Credit Induced Boom and Bust” by Marco Di Maggio (Columbia) and Amir Kermani (UC-Berkeley)
Discussant: Anna Scherbina (UC-Davis)
- “Boom and Gloom” by Renata Kosova (Imperial College), Praveen Kumar (University of Houston), Paul Povel (University of Houston) and Giorgio Sertsios (Universidad de los Andes)
Discussant: Mark Garmaise (UCLA)
- “How Organizational Hierarchy Affects Information Production” by Janis Skrastins (London Business School) and Vikrant Vig (London Business School)
Discussant: Andres Almazan (UT-Austin)
- “When Low Standards are a Winning Strategy: How Credit Rating Agencies Compete” by Sean Flynn (Arizona State University) and Andra Ghent (Arizona State University)
Discussant: Chester Spatt (Carnegie Mellon)
- “The Effect of Mortgage Securitization on Foreclosure and Modification” by Samuel Kruger (Harvard)
Discussant: Tomasz Piskorski (Columbia)
- “Arrested Development: Theory and Evidence of Supply-side Speculation in the Housing Market” by Charles Nathanson (Harvard) and Eric Zwick (Harvard)
Discussant: Morris Davis (University of Wisconsin/Rutgers University)
2013 Summer Real Estate Symposium
- “Knowing your Neighborhood: Asymmetric Information in Real Estate Markets” by Pablo Kurlat (Stanford) and Johannes Stroebel (University of Chicago)
- “Fear and Loathing in the Housing Market: Evidence from Search Query Data” by Marcell Chauvet (University of California – Riverside), Stuart Gabriel (University of California – Los Angeles) and Chandler Lutz (Copenhagen Business School)
- “In-House Transactions in the Real Estate Brokerage Market: Matching Outcome or Strategic Promotion?” by Lu Han (University of Toronto) and Seung-Hyun Hong (University of Illinois)
- “Asset Quality Misrepresentation by Financial Intermediaries: Evidence from RMBS Market” by Tomasz Piskorski (Columbia GSB), Amit Seru (University of Chicago and NBER) and James Witkin (Columbia GSB)
- “The Attractions and Perils of Flexible Mortgage Lending” by Mark J. Garmaise (UCLA Anderson)
- “Unemployment Insurance and Consumer Credit” by Joanne W. Hsu (Federal Reserve Board of Governors), David A. Matsa (Northwestern University) and Brian T. Melzer (Northwester University)
2012 Summer Real Estate Symposium
- “Bidding Wars for Houses” by Lu Han (Toronto) and Will Strange (Toronto)
- “Houses as ATMs? Mortgage Refinancing and Macroeconomic Uncertainty” by Hui Chen (MIT), Michael Michawx (USC) and Nikolai Roussanov (Wharton)
- “Borrower Misrepresentation and Loan Performance” by Mark Garmaise (UCLA)
- “Energy Efficiency and Commercial-Mortgage Valuation” by Dwight Jaffee (UC Berkeley), Richard Stanton (UC Berkeley) and Nancy Wallace (UC Berkeley)
- “Financial Innovation in Late-Eighteenth Century Netherlands: The Case of American Land Securities” by Rik Frehen (Tilburg), Geert Rouwenhorst (Yale) and Will Goetzmann (Yale)
- “Cultural Proximity and Loan Outcomes” by Ray Fisman (Columbia), Daniel Paravisini (Columbia and LSE) Vikrant Vig (LBS)
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