phd program

PhD Program

The doctoral program in Real Estate offers students with strong backgrounds in finance and economics the opportunity to focus their studies and their research activities on a broad range of topics in real estate, capital markets, housing and urban economics. The purpose of the program is to train individuals for academic positions in real estate and finance and technical research positions in industry. Doctoral students are exposed to state-of-the-art treatments of a variety of current issues in real estate, including structured financing, contract design and pricing, regulatory issues in real estate finance, real estate cycles, real options, agglomeration economies and the structure and operation of mortgage, housing and land markets.