Assistant Professor | Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
5259 Grainger Hall


Alina Arefeva joined the Wisconsin School of Business faculty in May 2018 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics.

Prior to joining the faculty at UW-Madison, Arefeva was an Assistant Professor in Real Estate and the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School where she taught real estate investment and development.

Professor Arefeva’s research interests are in real estate economics, finance and macroeconomics, and specifically in the implications of search frictions on housing prices.

Professor Arefeva earned her BA in Economics from Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow, and her PhD in Economics from Stanford University.