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Davidoff

Thomas Davidoff

BA (Harvard), MPA/URP (Princeton), PhD (MIT)
Associate Professor, Strategy and Business Economics Division

Contact Information

Office Henry Angus 273
Tel (604) 822-8325
Email thomas.davidoff@sauder.ubc.ca
Personal Web Page

Research Interests

  • Housing
  • Aging
  • Insurance
  • Mortgages

 Courses Taught in 2017-2018

  • Real Estate Finance (BCom)
  • Real Estate Investment Analysis (MBA)
  • Managerial Economics (MBA)

Selected Recent Publications

  • Davidoff, T. and Welke, G.M.  (2017)  "The Role of Appreciation and Borrower Characteristics in Reverse Mortgage Terminations"  Journal of Real Estate Research: 2017, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 99-126
  • Davidoff, T. "Supply Constraints Are Not Valid Instrumental Variables for Home Prices Because They Are Correlated With Many Demand Factors"  Critical Finance Review, Vol. 6, 2016
  • Davidoff, T. "Can 'High Costs' Justify Weak Demand for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage?" Review of Financial Studies (2015) 28 (8): 2364-2398
  • Davidoff, T (2013) "Supply Elasticity and the Housing Cycle of the 2000s.  Real Estate Economics, 41(4), 793-813.
  • Aura, S. and Davidoff, T. (2012) "An Analysis of Constrained Property Taxes in a Simple Optimal Tax Model" CESifo Economics Studies, 58(3), 525543

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