6th Annual Conference 
Real Estate And Urban Economics

 
 
21
May
2018
Monday

Urban Economics
Chair: Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore & ABFER)

Location: Hibiscus I

9:00 am – 9:45 am
Urban Structure, Land Prices and Volatility

Sheridan Titman (University of Texas, Austin)
Guozhong Zhu* (University of Alberta)

Discussant:
Qiang Li (National University of Singapore)

9:45 am – 10:30 am
A Quantile Regression Analysis of Housing Price Distributions Near MRT Stations

Diao Mi (National University of Singapore)
Daniel P. McMillen* (University of Illinois)
Tien Foo Sing (National University of Singapore)

Discussant:
Jing Li (Singapore Management University)

11:00 am – 11:45 am
The Welfare Effects of Passenger Transportation Infrastructure: Evidence from China

Yatang Lin* (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Panle Jia Barwick (Cornell University)
Dave Donaldson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Shanjun Li (Cornell University)

Discussant:
Chang Cheng Song (National University of Singapore)

11:45 am – 12:30 pm
Pockets of Poverty: The Long-Term Effects of Redlining

Ian Appel (Boston College)
Jordan Nickerson* (Boston College)

Discussant:
Yu Qin (National University of Singapore)



Housing and Macroeconomy
Chair: Sing Tien Foo (National University of Singapore)

Location: Hibiscus I

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Housing booms and Shirking

Quanlin Gu (Peking University)
Jia He* (Nankai University)
Wenlan Qian (National University of Singapore & ABFER)

Discussant:
Jing Wu (Tsinghua University)

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Social Capital and Mortgage Delinquency

Lingxiao Li (California State University Fullerton)
Erdem Ucar (California State University Fullerton)
Abdullah Yavas* (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Discussant:
Hyunsoo Choi (Singapore Management University)

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Housing price, Labour Supply and Household Behaviors – the Dream City Effect

Yongheng Deng (University of Wisconsin & ABFER)
Xiangyu Guo (National University of Singapore)
Wei Huang* (National University of Singapore)

Discussant:
Yi Huang (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies)

 
23
MAY
2018
Wednesday

Real Estate Finance
Chair: Yongheng Deng (University of Wisconsin & ABFER)

Location: Hibiscus I

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Spillovers in Asset Prices: The Curious Case of Haunted Houses

Utpal Bhattacharya* (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Daisy Huang (Nanjing Audit University)
Kasper Meisner Nielsen (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Discussant:
Johan Sulaemon (National University of Singapore)

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Home Purchasing Subsidies, Adverse Selection and Mortgage Performance

Sumit Agarwal (Georgetown University & ABFER)
Souphala Chomsisengphet (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)
Pulak Ghosh*(Indian Institute of Management)
Man Zhang (National University of Singapore)

Discussant:
Abhiroop Mukherjee (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
There’s No Place like Home: Information Asymmetries, Local Asset Concentration, and Portfolio Returns

David C. Ling* (University of Florida)
Andy Naranjo (University of Florida)
Benjamin Scheick (Villanova University)

Discussant:
Cristian Badarinza (National University of Singapore)

* Presenter. Program is subjected to change. Updated 14 June 2018.


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Yongheng Deng (University of Wisconsin & ABFER)
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Sheridan Titman (University of Texas, Austin)
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Tien Foo Sing (National University of Singapore)
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