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Todd Sinai

Associate Professor of Real Estate and Business Economics and Public Policy

Research Interests: commercial real estate and real estate investment trusts, real estate and public economics, risk and pricing in housing markets, taxation of real estate and capital gains

Links: CV, Personal Website


PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997; BA, Yale University, 1992

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards

Journal of Urban Economics Highly Cited Author Award, 2009
Edwin S. Mills Best Paper Award, 2004
HUD/AREUEA Best Paper Award, 2001

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 1997-present (Abraham Mitchell Term Assistant Professor of Real Estate, 2000-2005).

Other Positions

Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1999-present
Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 2011
Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, 2000-2003, 2009, 2012

Professional Leadership

Co-organizer,"Housing Markets and the Financial Crisis" conference and volume
Co-organizer, Public Policy and Real Estate sessions at NBER, 1999-present
Editorial Board, Journal of Urban Economics (2009-present)
Editorial Board, Real Estate Economics (2007-present)