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Todd Sinai

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

Education

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

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

July 1, 2014 -- present: Professor of Real Estate and Business Economics and Public Policy (with tenure)
2010–2014:  Associate Professor of Real Estate and Business Economics and Public Policy (with tenure)
2005–2010: Associate Professor of Real Estate (with tenure)
2000–2005: Abraham Mitchell Term Assistant Professor of Real Estate
1997–2000: Assistant Professor of Real Estate

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)