National Meeting Best Paper

Starting with the 2021 National Meeting, AREUEA awards two best paper prizes at the National Meeting. The Program Committee selects candidate winners and the Awards committee selects a winner among these. One of the two prizes is reserved for junior scholars, defined as a paper that has all of its authors no more than four years out of the PhD.

Year Recipient

Overall Best Paper

"Housing Wealth and Overpayment: When Money Moves In"
by Darren Aiello, Jason Kotter, and Gregor Schubert

Junior Scholar Best Papers 

"Willingness-to-Pay for Public Exam Schools: Consequences of Place-Based Affirmative Action"
by Rene Crespin

“Racial Segmentation in the US Housing Market”
By Brian Higgins


"The City-Wide Effects of Tolling Downtown Drivers: Evidence from London's Congestion Charge,” by Ian Herzog
“When Cities Grow: Urban Planning and Segregation in the Prewar US,” by Sun Kyoung Lee


"Consumption Access and Agglomeration: Evidence from Smartphone Data," by Yuhei Miyauchi, Kentaro Nakajima & Stephen Redding
"Why Do Borrowers Default on Mortgages? A New Method for Causal Attribution," by Peter Ganong and Pascal Noel