AREUEA Policy Forum

The AREUEA Policy Forum aims to build bridges between research and policy making in real estate and urban policy.

“The Causes and Consequences of the Covid-Era House Price Boom”

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  • Moderator
  • Panelists
    • Elliot Anenberg, Federal Reserve Board
    • Selma Hepp, CoreLogic
    • Sam Khater, Freddie Mac
    • John Mondragon, San Francisco Fed
    • Robert Shiller, Yale

Featured Research Briefs:

Additional Resources

Shiller’s commentary:

“Should You Buy a Home in the US?”, by Robert J. Shiller, Commentary.

Research papers:

“COVID-19 and Housing Market Effects: Evidence from U.S. Shutdown Orders”, by Walter D’Lima, Luis Arturo Lopez, and Archana Pradhan, Real Estate Economics, Volume 50, Issue 2, pp. 303-339.

“Liquidity in the Mortgage Market: How does the COVID-19 Crisis Compare with the Global Financial Crisis?”, by Karen Pence, Real Estate Economics, forthcoming.

“The Burgeoning Role of iBuyers in the Housing Market”, by Michael J. Seiler, and Liuming Yang, Real Estate Economics, forthcoming.

“Why House Prices Surged as the COVID-19 Pandemic Took Hold”, by John V. Duca, and Anthony Murphy, Working Paper.

“House Price Responses to Monetary Policy Surprises: Evidence from the U.S. Listings Data”, by Denis Gorea, Oleksiy Kryvtsov, and Marianna Kudlyak, Working Paper.

“Real-Time Market Monitoring Finds Signs of Brewing U.S. Housing Bubble”, by Jarod Coulter, Valerie Grossman, Enrique Martínez-García, Peter C.B. Phillips, and Shuping Shi, Working Paper.

“Flattening the curve: Pandemic-Induced revaluation of urban real estate”, by Arpit Gupta, Vrinda Mittal, Jonas Peeters, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, Journal of Financial Economics, Volume 146, Issue 2, pp. 594-636.

“The Donut Effect of Covid-19 on Cities”, by Arjun Ramani, and Nicholas Bloom, NBER Working Paper #28876.

“The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Demand for Density: Evidence from the U.S. Housing Market”, by Sitian Liu, and Yichen Su, Working Paper.

“How Do Cities Change When We Work from Home?”, by Matthew J. Delventhal, Eunjee Kwon, and Andrii Parkhomenko, Journal of Urban Economics: Insights, Volume 127.

“Working from Home: Too Much of a Good Thing?”, by Kristian Behrens, Sergey Kichko, and Jacques-François Thisse, Working Paper.

“A New Spatial Hedonic Equilibrium in the Emerging Work-from-Home Economy?”, by Jan K. Brueckner, Matthew E. Kahn, and Gary C. Lin, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, forthcoming.

“The Work-from-Home Technology Boon and Its Consequences”, by Morris A. Davis, Andra C. Ghent, and Jesse Gregory, Working Paper.

“Stuck at Home: Housing Demand during the COVID-19 Pandemic”, by William Gamber, James Graham, and Anirudh Yadav, Working Paper.

“The 2000s Housing Cycle With 2020 Hindsight: A Neo-Kindlebergerian View”, by Gabriel Chodorow-Reich, Adam M. Guren, and Timothy McQuade, Working Paper.


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