Todd Sinai is an Associate Professor of Real Estate and Business Economics and Public Policy at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also is a Faculty Research Fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on commercial real estate and REITs, real estate and public economics, risk and pricing in housing markets, taxation of real estate and capital gains. Previously, Professor Sinai has been a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Urban Economics and Real Estate Economics.
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997; BA, Yale University, 1992
Professor of Real Estate and Business Economics and Public Policy
Todd Sinai, Joseph Gyourko, Christopher J Mayer (2013). Superstar Cities, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 5 (4), 167-199.
Todd Sinai and Nicholas S. Souleles (2013). Can Owning a Home Hedge the Risk of Moving, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 5 (2), 282-312.
Todd Sinai and Andrew Paciorek (2012). Does Home Owning Smooth the Variability of Future Housing Consumption?, Journal of Urban Economics, 71 (2), 244-256.
Todd Sinai (2011). Understanding and Mitigating Rental Risk, Cityscape, 13 (2), 105-125.
Todd Sinai and James Poterba (2011). Revenue Costs and Incentive Effects of the Mortgage Interest Deduction for Owner-Occupied Housing, National Tax Journal, 64 (2), 531-564.
Stephen H. Shore and Todd Sinai (2010). Commitment, Risk, and Consumption: Do Birds of a Feather Have Bigger Nests?, Review of Economics and Statistics.
Todd Sinai (2010). Feedback between Real Estate and Urban Economics, Journal of Regional Science.