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Call for Papers - Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium
Posted: 5/03/2017

Call for Papers
University of Cambridge
University of Florida

National University of Singapore

 

Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium
September 22-23, 2017

The University of Cambridge, the University of Florida, and the National University of Singapore (NUS) announce a call for papers for their joint 2017 Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium. The symposium will feature longer, more in-depth paper presentations and will allow ample time for discussion among presenters, assigned discussants, and other participants. The event will be held in a relaxed yet focused setting aiming to inspire a critical mass of leading academics in the field to create new thoughts and insights on general finance, real estate finance and investments topics.

The symposium will be hosted by the NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies and will take place in Singapore. Hotel accommodations and group meals will be provided by the organising institutions. All travel costs will be borne by the
participants.

The organizers do not wish to necessarily limit the focus of the conference, and papers on any traditional finance, real estate finance or economics topic are welcome. However, subject to sufficient interest, we may try to focus the
symposium on one or more of the following themes:

  • Real estate risk management and derivatives
  • Leverage, capital structure and real estate
  • Infrastructure investment adn privatization
  • Real estate price index methodology and preformance measurement
  • Econmics of sustainability in real estate
  • International real estate investment
  • "Big data" in real estate finance reserach
  • Behavioural approaches to real estate

 

Paper Submission
Authors should submit their papers electronically to:

Ms Nor Rahizah, Institute of Real Estate Studies, NUS
E-mail: irsnr@nus.edu.sg

Submission of full papers is highly encouraged. The deadline for submission of papers is June 1, 2017. From the submissions, the organizers will select eight papers for presentation at the symposium, with notification to authors
by the end of June, 2017. All accepted authors may choose to submit their papers for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics with an expedited review subsequent to the symposium.

The Programme
The participants are expected to arrive on Thursday, September 21. All presentations will be on Friday and Saturday
(September 22-23). There will be no parallel sessions, and all participants are expected to attend all sessions, and play
an active role in them. Each paper presentation session will last at least 45-60 minutes, including substantial time for
paper presentation, formal discussion, and general Q&A with the audience.

The Format
Thursday (September 21)
o Pre-conference reception

Friday (September 22)
o  9.00 AM, 3 paper sessions
o 12.00 PM, Lunch
o 14.00 PM 2-3, paper sessions
o 19.00 PM Conference Dinner

Saturday (September 23)
o  9.00 AM 3, paper sessions
o 12.00 PM, Lunch
o 14.00 PM, Conference closing

 

Advisory Board
Brent Ambrose
Pennsylvania State University

Piet Eichholtz
Maastricht University

David Geltner
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Martin Hoesli
University of Geneva

Rose Neng Lai
University of Macau

Crocker Liu
Cornell University

Gianluca Marcato
University of Reading

Tarun Ramadorai
Imperial College London

Tim Riddiough
University of Wisconsin-Madison

C.F. Sirmans
Florida State University

Sheridan Titman
University of Texas at Austin

Yildiray Yildirim
Baruch College


Organizers
Yongheng Deng, Tien Foo Sing, Joseph Ooi
National University of Singapore

Colin Lizieri, Thies Lindenthal
University of Cambridge

Andy Naranjo, David Ling, Wayne Archer
University of Florida

 

 



 
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