Moussa Diop

University of Southern California

Assistant Professor

Sol Price School of Public Policy

RGL 315

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

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Scholarly Papers (20)

Contact High: The External Effects of Retail Marijuana Establishments on House Prices

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
James Conklin, Moussa Diop and Herman Li
University of Georgia, University of Southern California and California State University, Sacramento
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Retail marijuana, house prices, difference-in-differences, recreational marijuana legalization

Contact High: The External Effects of Retail Marijuana Establishments on House Prices

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 48, Issue 1, pp. 135-173, 2020
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Jun 2020
James Conklin, Moussa Diop and Herman Li
University of Georgia, University of Southern California and California State University, Sacramento
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Do Appraiser and Borrower Race Affect Valuation?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2022
Pennsylvania State University, University of Georgia, University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business, University of Southern California and University of Illinois at Chicago
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discrimination, bias, appraisal, valuation, AVM, mortgage

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Minimum Wage Increases and Eviction Risk

Journal of Urban Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2021
Sumit Agarwal, Brent W. Ambrose and Moussa Diop
National University of Singapore, Pennsylvania State University and University of Southern California
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Minimum Wage Increase, Lease Defaults, Rental Market, Household Income

Do Minimum Wage Increases Benefit Intended Households? Evidence from the Performance of Residential Leases

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 19-28
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jul 2019
Sumit Agarwal, Brent W. Ambrose and Moussa Diop
National University of Singapore, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and University of Southern California
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minimum wage increases, lease defaults, rental market, household income

Product Market Competition and Corporate Real Estate Investment under Demand Uncertainty

Real Estate Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 12 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2015
Brent W. Ambrose, Moussa Diop and Jiro Yoshida
Pennsylvania State University, University of Southern California and Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
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strategic investment, entry deterrence, real options, flexibility, firm risk

Product Market Competition and Corporate Real Estate Investment Under Demand Uncertainty

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 45, Issue 3, pp. 521-590, 2017
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 03 Aug 2017
Brent W. Ambrose, Moussa Diop and Jiro Yoshida
Pennsylvania State University, University of Southern California and Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
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The Importance of Location in the Financing of Property Acquisitions by REITs

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Mar 2016
James Conklin, Moussa Diop and Mingming Qiu
University of Georgia, University of Southern California and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
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Commercial property acquisitions, REITs, Location, Financing Structure

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Information Asymmetry, Regulations, and Equilibrium Outcomes: Theory and Evidence from the Housing Rental Market

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2018
Brent W. Ambrose and Moussa Diop
Pennsylvania State University and University of Southern California
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Rental Market, Landlord Regulations, Information Asymmetry, Tenant Screening, Affordable Housing

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Spillover Effects of Subprime Mortgage Originations: The Effects of Single-Family Mortgage Credit Expansion on the Multifamily Rental Market

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 15 Feb 2014
Brent W. Ambrose and Moussa Diop
Pennsylvania State University and University of Southern California
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Default; Subprime, Mortgages, Leases, Housing Tenure, Multifamily Housing

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How Do Firms Finance Non-Primary Market Investments? Evidence from REITs

Real Estate Economics 46 (2018) 120 -159
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2019
James Conklin, Moussa Diop and Mingming Qiu
University of Georgia, University of Southern California and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
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Commercial Property Acquisitions, Core Investment, Investment Characteristics, Financing Choices, REITs

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Religion and Mortgage Misrepresentation

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
James Conklin, Moussa Diop and Mingming Qiu
University of Georgia, University of Southern California and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
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Mortgage Fraud, Ethical Behavior, Religion, Risk Aversion, Appraisal Bias, Owner Occupancy Misreporting, Income Documentation, Liars Loans

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Mortgage Servicing Fees and Servicer Behavior

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 13 May 2021
Moussa Diop and Chen Zheng
University of Southern California and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Mortgage Servicing, Servicing Fees, Non-Agency Mortgage-Backed Securities, Mortgage Modification and Foreclosure, Servicer Incentives

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An Alternative Approach to Estimating Foreclosure and Short Sale Discounts

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 24 May 2022
University of Georgia, University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business, University of Southern California and Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae)
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Foreclosure discount, short sale discount, forced sales, valuation, appraisal

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How Informed Were Non-Agency MBS Investors? Evidence from Mortgage Servicing Fees

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Mar 2021
Moussa Diop and Chen Zheng
University of Southern California and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Mortgage Credit Risk, Residential Private-Label Mortgage Securities, Mortgage Servicing, Information Asymmetry, MBS Security Pricing

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Appraisal Inflation and Private Mortgage Securitization

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Aug 2020
Moussa Diop, Abdullah Yavas and Shuang Zhu
University of Southern California, University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics and Kansas State University - Department of Finance
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Appraisal Inflation, Adverse Selection, Mortgage Securitization

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Competition and Appraisal Inflation

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Jan 2019
University of Georgia, Independent, University of Southern California and Georgia State University - Department of Real Estate
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Competition, Appraisal Bias, Mortgages

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Distressed Comps

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Mar 2022
James Conklin, N. Edward Coulson and Moussa Diop
University of Georgia, Independent and University of Southern California
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Real Estate Investments, Product Market Competition and Stock Returns

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 46, Issue 2, pp. 291-333, 2018
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Moussa Diop
University of Southern California
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Real Estate Investments, Product Market Competition, and Stock Returns

Posted: 12 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
Moussa Diop
University of Southern California

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Real Estate Investments, Systematic Risk, Stock Returns, Product Market Competition, Oligopolistic Competition

Risk and Performance of Mutual Funds' Securitized Mortgage Investments

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, November 2019, Volume 59, Issue 4, pp 515–548
Posted: 05 Dec 2019
Pennsylvania State University, University of Southern California, Florida International University (FIU) - Hollo School of Real Estate and Florida International University (FIU) - Hollo School of Real Estate

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Mortgage securitization; Institutional investors; Non-agency mortgage Market; MBS affiliation, information asymmetry

Risk and Performance of Mutual Funds' Securitized Mortgage Investments

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 59, pages 515–548 (2019)
Posted: 06 Mar 2020
Pennsylvania State University, University of Southern California, Florida International University (FIU) - Hollo School of Real Estate and Florida International University (FIU) - Hollo School of Real Estate

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Mortgage securitization; Institutional investors; Non-agency mortgage market; MBS affiliation; Information asymmetry

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The Importance of Originator-Servicer Affiliation in Loan Renegotiation

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, July 2019, Volume 59, Issue 1, pp 56–8
Posted: 30 Aug 2019
James Conklin, Moussa Diop, Thao Le and Walter D'Lima
University of Georgia, University of Southern California, Georgia State University - Department of Real Estate and Florida International University (FIU) - Hollo School of Real Estate

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Information Asymmetry; Mortgage Default; Debt Renegotiation; Servicing; Securitization; Mortgage Redefault; Non-Agnecy Mbs

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How Do Firms Finance Nonprimary Market Investments? Evidence from REITs

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 46, Issue 1, pp. 120-159, 2018
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Feb 2018
James Conklin, Moussa Diop and Mingming Qiu
University of Georgia, University of Southern California and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
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Asymmetric Information in Loan Renegotiation: The Importance of Originator-Servicer Affiliation

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2017
James Conklin, Moussa Diop and Walter D'Lima
University of Georgia, University of Southern California and Florida International University (FIU) - Hollo School of Real Estate

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Information Asymmetry, Mortgage Default, Debt Renegotiation, Servicing, Securitization, Mortgage Redefault, Non-agency MBS