Todd Sinai, PhD

Professor of Real Estate and Business Economics and Public Policy, The Wharton School

Research Interests:

Commercial real estate and real estate investment trusts, real estate and public economics, risk and pricing in housing markets, taxation of real estate and capital gains

About Todd:

Professor Todd Sinai has been with Wharton since 1997 and is Professor of Real Estate and Business Economics and Public Policy at the Wharton School. He received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his BA from Yale University. Todd has also served as a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a visiting scholar of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

His research interests include commercial real estate, real estate investment trusts, risk and pricing in housing markets, and taxation of real estate.

Todd is the recipient of several teaching and other awards, including the Post-Doctoral Fellow award from the Homer Hoyt Institute, the Ballard Teaching Award, and the HUD/AREUEA Best Paper Award.

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Executive Education Programs Taught:

Assessing Commercial Real Estate Investments and Markets

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