6th Biennial Real Estate Conference - December 1–2, 2021
Organized by the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Dallas
Hosted virtually via Zoom
Note: Registration for the conference includes an invitation to a virtual fireside chat with Atlanta Fed president Raphael Bostic and Harvard University professor Ed Glaeser at 8:30 a.m. (ET) Thursday, December 2.
|Wednesday, December 1|
|10:00 a.m.||Welcome and opening remarks
Paula Tkac, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
|Session 1: Regulations & Housing Supply
Chair: Kris Gerardi, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"Estimating the Economic Value of Zoning Reform"
Presenter: Jonah Rexer, Princeton University
Santosh Anagol, University of Pennsylvania
Fernando Ferreira, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Raven Molloy, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
"Reclaiming Local Control: School Finance Reforms and Housing Supply Restrictions"
Presenter: Jacob Krimmel, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Discussant: Nathaniel Baum Snow, University of Toronto
Session 2: Heterogeneity in Housing Returns and Property Taxes
Chair: Joseph Tracy, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
"Racial Disparities in Housing Returns"
Presenter: Francis Wong, National Bureau of Economic Research
Amir Kermani, University of California, Berkeley
Discussant: Stephen Ross, University of Connecticut
"Why Are Residential Property Tax Rates Regressive?"
Presenter: Natee Amornsiripanitch, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Discussant: Jan Brueckner, University of California, Irvine
|Thursday, December 2|
|8:30 a.m.||Welcome and introduction
W. Scott Frame, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
|8:40||Fireside Chat: Why Is Housing So Expensive?
Raphael Bostic, president and chief executive officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics and the Chairman of the Department of Economics, Harvard University
|Session 3: COVID-19 Impacts on Real Estate
Chair: Chris Cunningham, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"Flattening the Curve: Pandemic-Induced Revaluation of Urban Real Estate"
Presenter: Arpit Gupta, New York University
Vrinda Mittal, Columbia University
Jonas Peeters, New York University
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, Columbia University
Discussant: Stuart Rosenthal, Syracuse University
"More Than Shelter: The Effects of Rental Eviction Moratoria on Household Well-Being"
Presenter: Nitzan Tzur-Ilan, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Xudong An, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Stuart Gabriel, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Jane Dokko, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Jessica Dill, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta