During the academic year, Real Estate Research Seminars are held Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., in Cheit Hall, Room 325.

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Faculty Coordinator: Professor Nick Tsivanidis

To be added to the email list for the seminar, please contact Tom Chappelear at [email protected].

Spring 2024

Tuesday, March 5 (joint with Trade) Meredith Startz (Dartmouth) Search Costs, Intermediation, and Trade: Experimental Evidence from Ugandan Agricultural Markets
March 13 (joint with Trade) Fernando Parro (Penn State) Learning and Expectations in Dynamic Spatial Economies
Tuesday, March 19 (joint with Trade) Treb Allen (Dartmouth) The Topography of Nations
April 10 Michael Reher (UCSD) Paper TBA
April 24 Lea Bou Sleiman (National University of Singapore) Paper TBA
May 1 Erica Jiang (USC Marshall) Paper TBA

Fall 2023

September 6 Sasha Indarte (Wharton) Clean Growth
September 20 Yunbo Liu (Haas School of Business) Suboptimal Mortgage Refinance Product Choice
September 27 (joint with Trade) Joan Monras (SF Fed) The Effect of Second-Generation Rent Controls: New Evidence From Catalonia
October 4 Juanma Vicenzi (Harvard) Climate Hazards and Resilience in the Global Car Industry
Tuesday, October 10 (joint with Trade) Yuhei Miyauchi (Boston University) Efficiency and Welfare in a Spatial Economy
Tuesday, October 17 (joint with Trade) Federico Huneeus (Duke) Spatial Production Networks
October 25 (joint with Trade) Nick Tsivanidis (Berkeley Haas) Public and Private Transit: Evidence from Lagos
November 8 Cailin Slattery (Haas School of Business) Bidding for Firms: Subsidy Competition in the U.S.
November 15 Erica Moszkowski (Federal Reserve Board) Option Value and Storefront Vacancy in New York City
Tuesday, November 28 (joint with Trade) Gaurav Khanna (UCSD) Spatial Mobility, Economic Opportunity, and Crime
December 6 Abigail Ostriker (Boston University) The Effects of Floodplain Regulation on Housing Markets

Spring 2023

Tuesday, February 14 (joint with Trade) Conor Walsh (Columbia Business School) Clean Growth
March 1 (joint with Trade) Woan Foong Wong (University of Oregon) Multimodal Transport Networks
March 8 Joanna Venator (Boston College) Dual Earner Migration, Earnings, and Unemployment Insurance
March 15 Arpit Gupta (NYU Stern) Financial Constraints and the Racial Housing Gap
March 22 Fernanda Rojas (Harvard) Sent Away: The Long-Term Effects of Slum Clearance on Children
May 3 Gharad Bryan (LSE) Market Design for Land Trade: Evidence from Uganda and Kenya

Fall 2022

August 31 Cecile Gaubert  (UC Berkeley) The Political Economy of Transport Investment: Evidence from the California High-Speed Rail
September 7 Tarun Ramadorai (Imperial College London) A Bad Bunch: Asset Value Under-Reporting in the Mumbai Real Estate Market
September 28 Can Huang (Berkeley Haas) Networks in the Venture Capital Market
October 5 Sizhu Lu (Berkeley Haas) Network effects in venture capital financing
October 12 Nick Tsivanidis (Berkeley Haas) Spatial Spillovers from Urban Redevelopments: Evidence from Mumbai’s Textile Mills
Tuesday, October 25 (joint with Trade) Milena Almagro (Chicago Booth) Urban Renewal and Inequality: Evidence from Chicago’s Public Housing Demolitions
November 9 Marco Giacoletti (USC Marshall) Using High-Frequency Evaluations to Estimate Disparate Treatment:
Evidence from Mortgage Loan Officers
November 16 Jialan Wang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Bankruptcy and the COVID-19 Crisis
November 30 Antoine Levy (MIT/UC Berkeley) The Tax Elasticity of Capital Gains: Evidence from Millions of Housing Sales
December 7 Winnie van Dijk (Harvard) An Evaluation of the Right to Counsel in New York City’s Housing Court

For more information about the Research Seminars, please contact Tom Chappelear, faculty assistant, at (510) 643-6109 or email him at [email protected].

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