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Working Papers

The Lusk Center for Real Estate publishes papers on a wide-ranging set of topics including real estate finance and investments, land use, transportation, urban growth and regulation, asset pricing, and the line. These papers reflect real estate research undertaken by faculty in the Marshall School of Business, Price School of Public Policy and the Law School. Papers are available electronically below. For hard copies, contact Nina Tibayan.

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Year Title Author(s)
2012 Does Density Matter? Peter Gordon Sanford Ikeda PDF icon Download (1020.09 KB)
2012 Cities In Western Europe and The United States: Do Policy Differences Matter? Peter Gordon and Wendell Cox PDF icon Download (1.07 MB)
2012 Thinking About Economic Growth: Cities, Networks, Creativity and Supply Chains for Ideas Peter Gordon PDF icon Download (652.04 KB)
2012 Spontaneous Cities Peter Gordon PDF icon Download (613.42 KB)
2012 Caught in the Housing Bubble: Immigrants' Housing Outcomes in Traditional Gateways and Newly Emerging Destinations Gary Painter and Zhou Yu PDF icon Download (191.39 KB)
2012 The Film Industry and Urban Development in Metropolitan Los Angeles Stephanie Frank PDF icon Download (29.14 MB)
2002 Parks and Park Funding in Los Angeles: An Equity Mapping Analysis Jennifer Wolch, John P. Wilson, Jed Fehrenbach PDF icon Download (1.24 MB)
1999 Rental Housing Markets, the Incidence and Duration of Vacancy, and the Natural Vacancy Rate Stuart A. Gabriel and Frank E. Nothaft PDF icon Download (85.67 KB)
1999 Low-Income Housing Assistance: Its Impact on Labor Force and Housing Program Participation Gary Painter PDF icon Download (93.55 KB)
1999 The Linkage of Land Price with the Economy Policy Making Failures of the Japanese Government in the 1990s Koichi Mera and Eric J. Heikkila PDF icon Download (44.84 KB)
1999 103 Real Estate Ownership by Non-Real Estate Firms: The Impact on Firm Returns Yongheng Deng and Joseph Gyourko PDF icon Download (237.49 KB)
1999 Office Rent Processes: The Case of U.S. Metropolitan Markets Rena Sivitanidou PDF icon Download (517.33 KB)
1999 Mortgage Prepayment by Defeasance George Lefcoe PDF icon Download (16.42 KB)
1999 Employment Access, Residential Location and Homeownership Yongheng Deng, Stephen L. Ross, Susan M. Wachter PDF icon Download (154.93 KB)
1999 Race, Immigrant Status, and Housing Tenure Choice Gary Painter, Stuart A. Gabriel, and Dowell Myers PDF icon Download (67.5 KB)
1999 Does the Theory of Irreversible Investments Help Explain Movements in Office-Commerical Construction? Rena Sivitanidou PDF icon Download (341.59 KB)
1999 Do Households Move to Obtain Higher Benefits? A "Natural Experiment" Approach Gary Painter PDF icon Download (38.45 KB)
1999 Graaskamp and the Definition of Rigorous Research John M. Clapp and Dowell Myers PDF icon Download (62.65 KB)
1999 Towering Investments: The '90s Revolution in Real Estate Finance David Dale-Johnson PDF icon Download (108.66 KB)
1999 Long Term Ground Leases, the Redevelopment Option and Contract Incentives David Dale-Johnson PDF icon Download (158.5 KB)