To convene expertise and promote thoughtful scholarship in the Washington, DC area, Fannie Mae, in conjunction with The Appraisal Foundation, the University of Connecticut, School of Business, and the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics announces a Call for Papers and Participation in a conference on topics related to the valuation of real estate.
Topics may include: Real estate appraisal, Assessment, The future of real estate valuation, Emerging technologies, Standards, laws, and regulation, or related subjects. Empirical, theoretical, or policy-oriented papers are welcome. Approximately 12 papers will be selected for the program. Presenters and discussants will be reimbursed for reasonable travel expenses. There will be a reception and dinner during the course of the conference. There is no submission fee. The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics will consider, after anonymous peer review, a subset of the papers presented at the conference for inclusion in a Special Issue to synthesize issues and findings.
Papers and abstracts will be reviewed by a Program Committee including Robert B. Avery, Federal Housing Finance Agency, John Brenan, The Appraisal Foundation, Jeff Cohen, University of Connecticut, Chinmoy Ghosh, University of Connecticut, Michael Lacour-Little, Fannie Mae, Daniel McMillen, University of Illinois, Raven S. Malloy, Federal Reserve Board of Governors and Peter M. Zorn, Freddie Mac. Authors will be notified via e-mail.