Wednesday, December 2, 2020


Welcome to the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association's (AREUEA) online information resource. AREUEA trusts that you will find the information provided within the site to be beneficial and presented in an efficient format to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our members and visitors to the site.

AREUEA was originated at the 1964 meeting of the Allied Social Science Association in Chicago. AREUEA grew from discussions of individuals that recognized a need for more information and analysis in the fields of real estate development, planning and economics.

Over more than 45 years AREUEA has grown to be the leader in supporting and promoting real estate & urban economics research of the utmost quality.

The vibrancy of AREUEA has been and will continue to be based on individuals who support and believe in the mission of the organization.

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John M. Quigley Fund

AREUEA organizes three conferences a year, as well as partners with other organizations and agencies, to offer multiple opportunities designed to provide open forums for the exchange of ideas and the dissemination of research relevant to applied decision making in real estate finance and urban economics. AREUEA additionally hosts a biweekly Virtual Seminar Series to cover the latest research on trending topics.
Virtual Seminar Series


National - Washington, DC

International - Singapore

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Conference History

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AREUEA is pleased to announce that Dan McMillen, Lu Han, and Wenlian Qian will be the new editors of Real Estate Economics beginning on January 1, 2021. Their proposal was selected by the Board, operating under the procedures prescribed by the AREUEA-REE Governance document approved by the Board in August 2020. Operations of Real Estate Economics will continue under the terms of that governance document.

AREUEA extends its thanks to Brent Ambrose and Abdullah Yavas for their long service to AREUEA as Editors of Real Estate Economics. Manuscripts that were in process with these Editors will continue to be handled by these Editors, but all new submissions will be handled by the new Editors as of January 1, 2021. Submissions will continue to be made through the ScholarOne online system

Real Estate Economics (REE) first published in 1973 is the oldest academic journal focusing on real estate issues and is considered the premier journal for real estate related topics. The journal facilitates communication among academic researchers and industry professionals and improves the analysis of real estate decisions. Each issue of REE reaches over 8,000 academics, finance and economic professionals, libraries, government and financial institutions around the world. Published four times a year, the journal is the official publication of The American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA).

Please click here to learn more about the journal, view the current issue, view forthcoming articles, and to submit to the journal.

AREUEA, to help graduate students deal with the financial difficulties associated with the covid-crisis, is proud to announce that it will award 15 scholarships of $1500 each. Applicants must be fourth, fifth, or sixth year PhD students and work on a thesis topic in real estate or urban economics. The student's PhD advisor must attest that the candidate is in good standing in the program, and that financial support was affected by covid-19. Please fill out the form here by November 15, midnight.

Calls for Participation

Call for Papers: 5th CFPB Research Conference

Call for Papers: 2021 JPM Special Issue


UCLA Anderson School of Management Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Real Estate

University of Memphis, Professor of Real Estate

Fannie Mae Economist – Lead Associate

Texas A&M University Tenure/Tenure Track Position: Open Rank

Assistant Professor in Housing Economics (ref: SRF33543)

NYU Shanghai Professor in Urban Studies

Economists and Senior Economists - FHFA

Florida International University Real Estate Faculty Position

Stanton M. Stanton Endowed Chair of Real Estate & Economic Development

Principal Financial Economist/Senior Financial Economist - RADAR Team

Laval University - Professor in the department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate


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