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Research Briefs

The Lusk Center publishes research briefs on an approximate monthly schedule over the course of the academic year. The briefs provide condensed presentation of USC scholarly research in real estate and are oriented to the professional, academic, and policy communities. Individual copies of recent research briefs are available in printed form on this web site. The Lusk Center research briefs are disseminated widely among the real estate academic and professional communities.

Year Title Author(s)
2018 Summary Bank Balance Sheets and Liquidation Values: Evidence from Real Estate Collateral Rodney Ramcharan PDF icon Download (802.95 KB)
2018 The Price of Crowding: Modeling the Rental Market for Overcrowded Housing in Shanghai Julia G. Harten and Annette M. Kim PDF icon Download (706.14 KB)
2018 Suburbanization and Spatial Inequality in India Jeferey M. Sellers PDF icon Download (1.03 MB)
2017 Uncertainty and Housing Rodney Ramcharan PDF icon Download (936.15 KB)
2013 Foreclosure-Gate and the $25 Billion National Mortgage Settlement: Implications for Future Litigation Exposure and Taxpayer Liability Ashlyn Aiko Nelson and Anthony Konechnik PDF icon Download (336.27 KB)
2013 Listed and Non-listed REITs Richard K. Green and Parker Rhea PDF icon Download (588.39 KB)
2012 Are Poor Neighborhoods Retail Deserts? Jenny Schuetz, Jed Kolko and Rachel Meltzer PDF icon Download (378.42 KB)
2011 Location Patterns of Manhattan Art Galleries: Evidence of Agglomeration Economies Jenny Schuetz, Elizabeth Currid-Halkett and Richard K. Green PDF icon Download (293.18 KB)
2011 What Happens to Household Formation in a Recession? Gary Painter PDF icon Download (406.56 KB)
2010 Urban Structure: Role In Urban Growth, Net New Business Formation and Industrial Churn Peter Gordon and Bumsoo Lee PDF icon Download (299.1 KB)
2010 Immigrant Influx into Mid-Size Metro Areas to Influence Housing Markets Gary Painter and Zhou Yu PDF icon Download (111.14 KB)
2010 Housing Choices in Aging Households: The Influence of Life Cycle, Demographics, and Family Gary Painter and KwanOk Lee PDF icon Download (217.95 KB)
2009 Do Local Government Policies Influence Employment Center Growth? Evidence from the Los Angeles Region Ajay Agarwal PDF icon Download (244.61 KB)
2009 Rent - Price and the Earnings Yield on Housing Yong Kim PDF icon Download (172.07 KB)
2009 An Empirical Analysis of Housing Price Dynamics with Factors Yongheng Deng, Hyungsik Roger Moon, and Yanyu Wu PDF icon Download (739.87 KB)
2008 Has the Homeownership Rate Been Inflated? The Effect of Falling Household Formation Dowell Myers and Zhou Yu PDF icon Download (263.86 KB)
2008 Leaving Gateway Metropolitan Areas in the United States: Immigrants and the Housing Market Gary D. Painter and Zhou Yu PDF icon Download (156.81 KB)
2007 Commercial Mortgage Workout Strategy and Conditional Default Probability: Evidence from Special-Serviced CMBS Loans Jun Chen and Yongheng Deng PDF icon Download (131.36 KB)
2006 The Termination of Mortgage Contracts through Prepayment and Default in the Commercial Mortgage Markets Brian A. Ciochetti, Yongheng Deng, Bin Gao and Rui Yao PDF icon Download (153.4 KB)
2006 London's Early Shopping Malls 1570-1700 William Baer PDF icon Download (107.81 KB)