Wednesday, August 23, 2017


2018 AREUEA-ASSA Conference

AREUEA’s January Meeting is held in conjunction with the meetings of the Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA). The ASSA conference is held in conjunction with approximately 55 associations in related disciplines over a three-day period. Average full attendance for the conference is over 13,000 attendees.

AREUEA organizes twenty-three sessions during the three-day conference, in which selected participants report on research in progress or recently completed. The topical focus of the conference sessions will include theoretical, empirical, and policy research in real estate economics, real estate finance, and urban economics. Additionally, AREUEA hosts a Doctoral Session which invited distinguished scholars share their insights and wisdom with students on topics such as career planning, publishing, and research. Furthermore selected students can present their current research at the doctoral poster session which is held in conjunction of a reception in their honor.

Each year AREUEA hosts a joint session with the American Economic Association (AEA) and a joint session with the American Finance Association (AFA) in which topics of mutual interests are presented by distinguished scholars from both organizations. The Presidential Luncheon is featured on the last full day of the conference and is hosted in honor of AREUEA’s outgoing President. In addition to the Presidential address, AREUEA recognizes the generous sponsors of the organization and announces the recipients of the George Bloom Award, Edwin Mills Best Paper Award, Real Estate Economics Best Referee Awards, and the Homer Hoyt Institute Dissertation Award.

For information about previous AREUEA-ASSA conferences, please see the conference archive section.

General Conference Information

The 53rd AREUEA-ASSA Conference will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 5-7, 2018. Please note that the conference for 2018 will be a Friday, Saturday, Sunday conference with the AREUEA Board Meeting and Doctoral Session on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

Information on the 2018 conference will post as it becomes available. Conference registration information for the 2018 conference will be posted around mid-September, once it is available from the ASSA.

For more information, contact our AREUEA-ASSA Conference Chair: Crocker Liu

Professor of Real Estate

Cornell University

Phone: (607) 255-3739

The 2018 AREUEA-ASSA Conference Committee

Nathaniel Baum-Snow
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
Walter Boudry
Center for Real Estate and Finance
Cornell University
Jan Brueckner
Department of Economics
University of California-Irvine
Robert Connolly
Kenan-Flagler Business School
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Ingrid Gould Ellen
Wagner Graduate School
New York University
Andra Ghent
Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Erasmo Giambona
Finance Department
Syracuse University
Tobias Muhlhofer
Department of Finance
University of Miami
Rodney Ramcharan
Lusk Center for Real Estate
University of Southern California
Stuart Rosenthal
Department of Economics
Syracuse University
Walter Torous
Center for Real Estate
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Maisy Wong
Real Estate Department
University of Pennsylvania

Conference Announcements

Homer Hoyt Institute Dissertation Award

The American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association solicits submissions for their doctoral dissertation award competition.

This award is sponsored by the Homer Hoyt Institute and distributed by AREUEA.

Submissions must be received as one (1) PDF file by Friday, September 29, 2017, 11:50 Pacific Time Zone.

Further information on this award, guidelines, and the application is now available on the AREUEA Homer Hoyt Dissertation Awards Competition webpage.

Doctoral Session & Reception

AREUEA will be hosting the 31st annual Doctoral Session and Reception on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, Philadelphia, PA, hotel and room location to be announced.

Please use the link below to apply for the upcoming Doctoral Session. NOTE: You will receive an automated confirmation email of your submission application. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please follow up with the AREUEA office as your application may not be complete.

Doctoral students who applied and are accepted to present during the poster session will be displaying their research during the doctoral reception. AREUEA members, please plan on attending this event to support all of student awardees. We also encourage all Ph.D. students to attend this insightful event.

The application deadline to be considered for the 2018 Doctoral Session is Friday, October 13, 2017 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time Zone.

Call for Papers and Participation
2018 AREUEA-ASSA Conference and Meetings

AREUEA invites you to submit a paper for the 53rd AREUEA Conference held in conjunction with the Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) meetings. This conference will take place January 5-7, 2018, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

For complete details regarding the request for papers please download the PDF version of this announcement.

All submissions must be made through AREUEA's online submission system and they must be submitted by April 1, 2017. Only completed papers will be considered for inclusion on the program.

The call for papers is now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted a paper. Details of the program will be posted to the conference website as soon as the full schedule is available. We look forward to a great conference and program in Philadelphia.

For more information, please download the PDF version of this announcement.

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