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Joseph Gyourko

Joseph Gyourko, PhD

Martin Bucksbaum Professor; Professor of Real Estate; Professor of Finance; Professor of Business Economics & Public Policy; Nancy A. Nasher and David Haemisegger Director of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center, The Wharton School

Research Interests:Housing markets, real estate finance, and real estate economics

About Joseph

Joe Gyourko is the Martin Bucksbaum Professor of Real Estate, Finance, and Business & Public Policy at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also serves as the Nancy Nasher and David Haemisegger Director of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at Wharton. Professor Gyourko’s research interests include real estate finance and investments, urban economics, and housing markets, focusing on the United States and China. He is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and served as co-director of the special NBER project on housing markets and the financial crisis. Professor Gyourko served as co-editor of the Journal of Urban Economics, is a past trustee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and director of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), and consults to various private firms on real estate investment and policy matters. He received his BA from Duke University and a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago.

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Executive Education Programs Taught

Assessing Commercial Real Estate Investments and Markets

Empower yourself with the insight you need to successfully navigate the fluctuating marketplace while confidently adding both domestic and global commercial real estate to your client’s or institution’s investment portfolio. Gain knowledge that helps you assess and mitigate risks and select the right investment partners.

Private Wealth Management Program

Experience the rigorous Wharton wealth management curriculum in a confidential setting with other affluent families. High net-worth investors from more than 50 countries have attended this five-day program offered in conjunction with the Institute for Private Investors (IPI) since 1999.

The Wharton Family Office Program: Financial Prosperity and Family Harmony

In a dynamic financial era, ultra-high-net-worth families must create enduring legacies. Establishing or joining a family office helps preserve and grow wealth while maintaining harmony. The Wharton Family Office Program empowers families and advisors with critical knowledge on forming, operating, and managing family offices.