Abdullah Yavas

University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

Professor

School of Business

975 University Avenue

Madison, WI 53706

United States

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Scholarly Papers (38)

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Real Options: Experimental Evidence

UConn, Center for Real Estate Working Paper No. 310
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Jan 2002
C. F. Sirmans and Abdullah Yavas
Florida State University - Department of Risk Management, Insurance, Real Estate & Business Law and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Real Options: Experimental Evidence

Journal of Real Estate Finance & Economics, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 27-52, August 2005
Posted: 29 Dec 2004
C. F. Sirmans and Abdullah Yavas
Florida State University - Department of Risk Management, Insurance, Real Estate & Business Law and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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Real options, experimental modeling, real estate investment, investment timing

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Adverse Selection in Mortgage Securization

Paolo Baffi Centre Research Paper No. 2010-67
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2012
Sumit Agarwal, Yan Chang and Abdullah Yavas
National University of Singapore, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC) and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Servicers and Mortgage-Backed Securities Default: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Brent W. Ambrose, Anthony B. Sanders and Abdullah Yavas
Pennsylvania State University, George Mason University - School of Business and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Special Severicer, CMBS, Default, Asymmetric Information

Servicers and Mortgageā€Backed Securities Default: Theory and Evidence

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 44, Issue 2, pp. 462-489, 2016
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
Brent W. Ambrose, Anthony B. Sanders and Abdullah Yavas
Pennsylvania State University, George Mason University - School of Business and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Servicers and Mortgage-Backed Securities Default: Theory and Evidence

Real Estate Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 28 Sep 2014
Brent W. Ambrose, Anthony B. Sanders and Abdullah Yavas
Pennsylvania State University, George Mason University - School of Business and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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CMBS, Servicing, Workouts, Defaults

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Asset Price Bubbles and Monetary Policy

HKIMR Working Paper No.10/2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Jul 2013
Abdullah Yavas
University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Price Discovery in Real Estate Markets: A Dynamic Analysis

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2011
Abdullah Yavas and Yildiray Yildirim
University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics and Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College - The City University of New York
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price discovery, REIT returns, NAV returns

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How Does Mortgage Debt Affect Household Consumption? Micro Evidence From China

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 May 2017
Ying Fan and Abdullah Yavas
Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Consumption, Mortgage Debt

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Auction Versus Negotiated Sale: Evidence from Real Estate Sales

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Apr 2011
Yuen Leng Chow, Isa Emin Hafalir and Abdullah Yavas
National University of Singapore - Institute of Real Estate Studies, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Auction, Negotiated Sale, Market Conditions, Product Homogeneity, Foreclosure

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To Accept or Not Accept: Optimal Strategy for Sellers in Real Estate

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2018
Thomas Emmerling, Abdullah Yavas and Yildiray Yildirim
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College - The City University of New York, University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics and Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College - The City University of New York
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Real estate, Optimal selling strategy

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The Impact of Contract Type on Broker Performance: Submarket Effects

Journal of Real Estate Research Vol. 26, No. 3, 2004
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Dec 2006
University of Texas at San Antonio - Department of Finance, Florida Atlantic University - Department of Finance & Real Estate and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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listing contract, exclusive agency, exclusive right

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An Experimental Analysis of Time-Inconsistency in Long-Run Projects

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Aug 2008
Zafer Akin and Abdullah Yavas
TOBB University of Economics and Technology and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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eliciting time preferences, hyperbolic discounting, experiment, long run projects

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Auctions with Positive Synergies: Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Feb 2009
Yuen Leng Chow and Abdullah Yavas
National University of Singapore - Institute of Real Estate Studies and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Auction, Positive Synergies, Increased Competition, Package Bids

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Land Share, Mortgage Default, and Loan-to-Value Ratio As a Macro-Prudential Policy Tool

HKIMR Working Paper No. 09/2017
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Jun 2017
Lingxiao Li and Abdullah Yavas
California State University, Fullerton and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Macro-prudential Policy, Land Share, Loan-to-Value Ratio, Default Risk

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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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The Impact of Distant Hurricanes on Perception of Flood Risk in Local Housing Markets

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Lu Fang, Lingxiao Li and Abdullah Yavas
Longwood University, California State University, Fullerton and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Hurricanes, Flood Risk, House Price, Perception

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Prepayment Penalty as a Screening Mechanism for Default and Prepayment Risks

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 41, Issue 1, pp. 193-224, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Xun Bian and Abdullah Yavas
Longwood University and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Do Borrowers Make Rational Choices on Points and Refinancing?

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 635-658, Winter 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Dec 2009
Yan Chang and Abdullah Yavas
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC) and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Impact of Investors in Distressed Housing Market

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2018
Posted: 16 May 2018
Florida Atlantic University - Finance & Real Estate, University of South Florida, University of South Florida - College of Business - Department of Finance and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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Investors; Distressed Markets; Housing Prices; Externalities

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Commission Splits in Real Estate Transactions

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2017
Posted: 18 Jan 2017
Xun Bian, Bennie D. Waller and Abdullah Yavas
Longwood University, Longwood University and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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Agency Theory; Residential Brokerage; Commission Splits; Dual Agency

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Residential Brokerage in Hot and Cold Markets

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2015
Posted: 29 May 2015
Abdullah Yavas
University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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Residential brokerage; FSBO; Market tightness

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The Impact of a Multiple Listing Service

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 43, Issue 2, pp. 471-506, 2015
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 May 2015
Lingxiao Li and Abdullah Yavas
California State University, Fullerton and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Auction Versus Negotiated Sale: Evidence from Real Estate Sales

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 43, Issue 2, pp. 432-470, 2015
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 May 2015
Yuen Leng Chow, Isa Emin Hafalir and Abdullah Yavas
National University of Singapore - Institute of Real Estate Studies, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Auction versus Negotiated Sale: Evidence from Real Estate Sales

Real Estate Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 13 Sep 2013
Yuen Leng Chow, Isa Emin Hafalir and Abdullah Yavas
National University of Singapore - Institute of Real Estate Studies, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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Auction, Negotiated Sale, Market Conditions, Product Homogeneity, Foreclosure

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Asset Characteristics and Boom and Bust Periods: An Experimental Study

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 40, Issue 3, pp. 603-636, 2012
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Aug 2012
Nuriddin Ikromov and Abdullah Yavas
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Cash Flow Volatility, Prices and Price Volatility: An Experimental Study

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 44, Nos. 1/2, 2012
Posted: 26 Jan 2012
Nuriddin Ikromov and Abdullah Yavas
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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Efficient market hypothesis, Cash flow volatility, Price volatility, Experimental economics

Discount Brokerage in Residential Real Estate Markets

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 40, Issue 3, pp. 508-535, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Aug 2012
Ronald Rutherford and Abdullah Yavas
University of South Florida - College of Business - Department of Finance and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
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Discount Brokerage in Residential Real Estate Markets

Real Estate Economics, June 2012
Posted: 19 Apr 2011
Abdullah Yavas and Ronald C. Rutherford
University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics and University of Texas at San Antonio - Department of Finance

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Discount Brokerage, Residential, Real Estate Prices, Time on the Market

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Asset Characteristics and Boom and Bust Periods: An Experimental Study

Real Estate Economics, June 2012
Posted: 19 Apr 2011
Nuriddin Ikramov and Abdullah Yavas
California State University, Sacramento and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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boom and bust periods, real estate, financial assets

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A Case for Percentage Commission Contracts: The Impact of a "Race" Among Agents

Posted: 24 Sep 2009
Lynn M. Fisher and Abdullah Yavas
Mortgage Bankers Association and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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brokerage, percentage commission contracts

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The Value of Equitable Redemption in Commercial Mortgage Contracting

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 35, No. 4, 2007
Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Lynn M. Fisher and Abdullah Yavas
Mortgage Bankers Association and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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equitable redemption, asymmetric information, commercial mortgages, separating equilibrium

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Evidence of Information Asymmetries in the Market for Residential Condominiums

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2007
Posted: 28 Jan 2007
University of Texas at San Antonio - Department of Finance, Florida Atlantic University - Department of Finance & Real Estate and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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agency theory, percentage commission contract, residential brokerage

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Do Riskier Borrowers Borrow More?

Posted: 02 Sep 2004
Abdullah Yavas and David Harrison
University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics and Texas Tech University

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Default risk, separating equilibrium, loan to value ratio

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The Impacts of Contract Type on Broker Performance

Posted: 02 Sep 2004
University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics, University of Texas at San Antonio - Department of Finance and Florida Atlantic University - Department of Finance & Real Estate

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Agency problem, brokerage contract

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Implementation by Iterative Dominance and Backward Induction: An Experimental Comparison

Posted: 01 Sep 2004
Abdullah Yavas, Martin Sefton and Elena Katok
University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Texas at Dallas

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Abreu-Matsushima mechanism, backward induction, experimental economics

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Conflicts between Principals and Agents: Evidence from Residential Brokerage

Posted: 01 Sep 2004
Florida Atlantic University - Department of Finance & Real Estate, University of Texas at San Antonio - Department of Finance and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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Agency problem, percentage commission contract, residential brokerage

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Adjustable and Fixed Rate Mortgages as a Screening Mechanism for Default Risk

Posted: 01 Sep 2004
Lisa Lipowski Posey and Abdullah Yavas
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Insurance & Real Estate and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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Default risk, separating equilibrium, ARM, FRM

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An Experimental Comparison of Two Search Models

Posted: 29 Nov 2000
Eric Abrams, Martin Sefton and Abdullah Yavas
Hawaii Pacific University, University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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Experimental Search Markets, Price Dispersion, Diamond Paradox.

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Threat to Regulate and Coordination Failures: Experimental Evidence

Posted: 03 May 2000
Martin Sefton and Abdullah Yavas
University of Nottingham - School of Economics and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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A Search Model of Marketing Systems in Property-Liability Insurance

JOURNAL OF RISK AND INSURANCE, Vol. 62 No. 4, December 1995
Posted: 22 Aug 1998
Lisa Lipowski Posey and Abdullah Yavas
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Insurance & Real Estate and University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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Matching of Buyers and Sellers by Brokers: A Comparison of Alternative Commission Structures

REAL ESTATE ECONOMICS, Vol. 24 No. 1
Posted: 18 May 1998
Abdullah Yavas
University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics

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Buyer Brokerage: Incentive and Efficiency Implications

Posted: 17 Dec 1996
Abdullah Yavas and Peter F. Colwell
University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics and University of Illinois

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Buyer Brokerage: Incentive and Efficiency Implications

Posted: 18 Oct 1999
Abdullah Yavas and Peter F. Colwell
University of Wisconsin - School of Business - Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics and University of Illinois

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