Monday, October 19, 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

Willing to be a Discussant?

AREUEA will be holding a poster session for PhD students at the ASSA on Saturday January 2 from 5-7pm EST via zoom. The event will feature a one-hour panel discussion with real estate scholars Jessie Handbury, Wenlan Qian, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, and Jiro Yoshida, who will discuss academic careers in real estate. The panel will be followed by a one-hour breakout room session, where each selected PhD poster is presented in a separate room and faculty and student attendees can visit multiple breakout rooms. The deadline for the PhD/post-doc poster submission is this Friday October 15 at midnight. Submissions can be made here by selecting the Poster Session option.

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.

AREUEA Election
Vote online until November 16, 2020

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 RFP, Secretary

AREUEA is seeking a qualified person to assume the position of Secretary as of January 1, 2021. The Secretary performs the duties as described below and reports to the Board of Directors of the Association (the "Board"). This is a voluntary position and carries no honorarium. The Secretary shall be appointed for a five-year term by a majority vote of the Board of Directors and can be relieved by a majority vote of the Board of Directors. The Secretary may serve a second consecutive term.

Interested applicants should submit a short proposal outlining any specific qualifications or experience and any past support for or participation in Association activities. Our expectation is that the position will require on average no more than 8-10 hours per month.

Responses should be submitted by October 19, 2020 via email to Bob Connolly, Executive Vice-President, AREUEA, at Please review the AREUEA Secretary RFP for more details.

Calls for Participation

Call for Applications: Pollman Fellowship in Real Estate and Urban Development

Call for Papers: Covid-19 and the Regional Economy

Call for Papers: 2021 JPM Special Issue


Brookfield Centre in Real Estate & Infrastructure, Assistant or Associate Professor in Infrastructure

Aalto University School of Engineering Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in REE

Principal Financial Economist/Senior Financial Economist - RADAR Team

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

Executive Director, Real Estate Center, Florida State University


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