Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies
The Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies is dedicated to cutting edge research and the training of skilled individuals for all segments of the industry. We provide numerous services to Connecticut’s real estate professionals and to the Department of Consumer Protection. Our activities embrace many disciplines including finance, statistics, economics and geography. Our teaching and research has long been ranked among the very best programs in the US and Internationally.
School of Business News
- What’s next for the real estate market? March 3, 2022Connecticut Magazine – When the pandemic began, questions about the virus and public health prevailed. As time went on, people asked, “Where were you when the world shut down?” For people who entered the real estate market in the latter part of 2020 and last year, the question became: “Where did you want to be?”... […]
- New Faculty Member, Expert in Urban Complexities, Joins Real Estate Department January 28, 2022Lyndsey Rolheiser has joined the School of Business as an assistant professor of real estate and finance. She previously worked as a professor at Ryerson University in Toronto. Rolheiser received a Ph.D. in Urban Economics from MIT, where she won an award for outstanding Ph.D. dissertation. A native of Canada, she earned a master’s degree... […]
- UConn’s Real Estate Program Ranked #3 in the World June 3, 2021The Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies is ranked among the Top 3 programs worldwide in research excellence, and boasts two of the most productive contributors to prestigious real-estate academic journals. The Journal of Real Estate Literature ranked real estate programs based on the number of research articles accepted by the top three... […]
- Professor Cohen: Despite Pandemic, Cumulative ‘Household Financial Distress’ Isn’t Particularly Bad March 5, 2021If you watch the evening news, with long lines at food banks and homes destroyed by weather-related disasters, you might think the vast majority of Americans are in a financial spiral. That doesn’t appear to be the case, according to new research by finance and real estate professor Jeffrey Cohen. He and four colleagues studied... […]
- Professor Katherine Pancak Becomes Academic Director of Stamford Business Program February 5, 2021Professor Katherine Pancak, a well-respected finance and real estate professor and champion of the Stamford campus, has been named as the Academic Director of Business at the Fairfield-County campus. “Katherine is an accomplished scholar, a notable lawyer, a real estate expert and a passionate supporter of the Stamford campus,” said Dean John A. Elliott. “She... […]