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CALL FOR PAPERS: ESCP Europe-TAU-UCLA Tel Aviv 2020 Conference on Low-Income Housing Supply and Housing Affordability
Posted: 2/10/2020


June 8-9, 2020 // Tel Aviv, Israel

ESCP Europe Business School, Alrov Institute for Real Estate Research at Tel Aviv University, and UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate

Alrov Institute for Real Estate Research at Tel Aviv University, ESCP Europe Business School, and the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate are jointly organizing a second conference on issues of low-income housing supply, related financing tools, and housing affordability.  The selection committee is interested in economics and policy research on topics including housing affordability, inequality, house price and rent dynamics, rent control, low-income housing supply and demand, private-public partnerships including (but not limited to) the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) programs, mortgage and housing finance system design and performance to support affordable housing, land use regulation and entitlements, demographic factors, homelessness, urban stratification, population mobility and immigration, and policy at all levels of government. The conference will be held at Tel Aviv University (Israel) on June 8-9, 2020. A day-trip to major historic sites in the Old City of Jerusalem will be held on June 7, 2020.  A follow-up academic meeting will take place at UCLA in June 2021.

Those interested in presenting a research paper at the Tel Aviv conference should send a PDF of their paper or a detailed abstract to by March 1, 2020.  Authors of accepted papers will be notified by April 1, 2020.  The conference sponsors will pay up to 3-day lodging expenses for one author of each accepted paper.  Electronic copies of the conference papers will be made available at the conference website.  The Call for Papers for the next conference at UCLA will be circulated shortly after the conclusion of the Tel Aviv conference.

Conference Organizing Committee:

Danny Ben-Shahar, Tel Aviv University

Stuart A. Gabriel, UCLA

Jaime P. Luque, ESCP Europe Business School

Conference Scientific Committee:

Oscar Arce, Bank of Spain

Itai Ater, Tel Aviv University

Nate Baum Snow, University of Toronto

Danny Ben-Shahar, Tel Aviv University

Jan Breuckner, University of California at Irvine

Jeffry Cohen, University of Connecticut

Joao Cocco, London Business School

Tom Davidoff, University of British Columbia

Morris Davis, Rutgers University

Anthony DeFusco, Northwestern University

Jorge de la Roca, University of Southern California

Yongheng Deng, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Yuming Fu, National University of Singapore

Stuart A. Gabriel, University of California at Los Angeles

Mark Garmaise, University of California at Los Angeles

David Genesove, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Ed Glaeser, Harvard University

Ingrid Gould Ellen, New York University

Lu Han, University of Toronto

Diana Hancock, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Barney Hartman-Glaser, University of California at Los Angeles

Christian Hilber, London School of Economics

Eduard Kung, California State University, Northridge

Jaime P. Luque, ESCP Europe Business School

Gianluca Marcato, University of Reading

Daniel McMillen, University of Illinois at Chicago

Tim McQuade, Stanford University

Antonio Mello, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Stani Milcheva, University College London

Kiyohiko Nishimura, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

Stephen Oliner, American Enterprise Institute

Katherine O’Regan, New York University

Gary Painter, University of Southern California

Wayne Passmore, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Tarun Ramadorai, Imperial College London

Stuart Rosenthal, Syracuse University

Tsur Somerville, University of British Columbia

Michel Strawczynski, Bank of Israel

Jiro Yoshida, Penn State University and University of Tokyo

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