8th Annual Conference 
Real Estate And Urban Economics

 
 
24
May
2021
Monday (Morning)
Housing Economics and Risks
Chair: Stijn Van Niewerburgh (Columbia University & ABFER)

8:30 am – 9:20 am (SGT)
Housing Shock and Online Consumption
Zoe Yang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Hanming Fang* (University of Pennsylvania & ABFER)
Long Wang (ShanghaiTech University)

Discussant:
Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore & ABFER)
9:20 am - 10:10 am
Pricing of Climate Risk Insurance: Regulatory Frictions and Cross-Subsidies
Ana-Maria Tenekedjieva (Federal Reserve Board)
Ishita Sen* (Harvard University)

Discussant:
Shan Ge (New York University)
10:10 am - 10:20 am
10:20 am - 11:10 am
Credit Risk Transfer and the Pricing of Mortgage Default Risk
Deborah Lucas* (Massachusetts Institute of Technology & ABFER)
Edward Golding (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Discussant:
Brent Ambrose (Pennsylvania State University)
11:10 am – 12:00 pm
Cool Cities: The Value of Green Infrastructure
Lu Han* (University of Wisconsin)
Stephan Heblich (University of Toronto)
Christopher Timmins (Duke University)
Yanos Zylberberg (University of Bristol)

Discussant:
Yu Qin (National University of Singapore)


  
24
MAY
2021
Monday (Afternoon)
Mortgage Markets and Credit Risks
Chair: Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore & ABFER)

3:00 pm - 3:50 pm (SGT)
Lending Next to the Courthouse: Exposure to Adverse Events and Mortgage Lending Decisions
Mingzhu Tai* (The University of Hong Kong)
Da Huo (The University of Hong Kong)
Yuhai Xuan (University of California, Irvine)

Discussant:
Arkodipta Sarkar (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
3:50 pm – 4:40 pm
Climate Change Concerns and Mortgage Lending
Frank Weikai Li (Singapore Management University)
Tinghua Duan* (IESEG School of Management)

Discussant:
Zoe Yang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
4:40 pm - 4:50 pm
4:50 pm - 5:40 pm
Know Thyself: Free Credit Reports and the Retail Mortgage Market
Amit Kumar* (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Discussant:
Shashwat Alok (Indian School of Business)
5:40 pm - 6:30 pm
The Missing Home Buyers: Regional Heterogeneity and Credit Contractions
Pierre Mabille* (INSEAD)

Discussant:
Yu Zhang (Peking University)

01
June
2021
Tuesday (Morning)
Macroeconomic policies and Urban Economics
Chair: Yongheng Deng (University of Wisconsin – Madison & ABFER)

8:30 am – 9:20 am (SGT)
Nowcasting Economic Activity with Mobility Data
Koji Takahashi (Bank of Japan)
Yusuke Oh* (Bank of Japan)
Kohei Matsumuraz (Bank of Japan)
Tomohiro Sugo (Bank of Japan)

Discussant:
Shirley Xin Zou (Hong Kong Baptist University)
9:20 am – 10:10 am
Climate Risk Perceptions and Demand for Flood Insurance
Buvaneshwaran Venugopal* (University of Central Florida)
Dimuthu Ratnadiwakara (Louisiana State University)

Discussant:
Carlos Garriga (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)
10:10 am - 10:20 am
10:20 am – 11:10 am
On the Real Effects of the ECB’s Unconventional Monetary Policy: Evidence From German Regions
Chang Ma* (Fudan University)
Daniel Marcel te Kaat (University of Groningen)
Alessandro Rebucci (Johns Hopkins University)

Discussant:
Cristian Badarinza (National University of Singapore)
11:10 am – 12:00 pm
Appraisal Inflation and Private Mortgage Securitization
Abdullah Yavas (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
Moussa Diop* (University of Southern California)
Shuang Zhu (Kansas State University)

Discussant:
Changcheng Song (Singapore Management University)

* Presenter. Program is subjected to change. Updated 8 April 2021.

Session Format

Four papers will be presented for each session. Each paper has 30 minutes for presentation, 10 minutes for discussant remarks, and 10 minutes for Q&A. There will be a 10 minutes break after two papers.

Contact Information

Program Director Conference Organizer

Yongheng Deng (University of Wisconsin-Madison & ABFER)
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Sheridan Titman (University of Texas, Austin & ABFER)
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Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (Columbia University & ABFER)
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Tien Foo Sing (National University of Singapore)
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