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

Biography

Alina Arefeva is an Assistant Professor of Real Estate at the Wisconsin School of Business. Prior to that, she taught at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Her research focus is the impact of microstructure, institutions, and policies on real estate and financial markets. Alina was born in Turkmenistan. She earned her BA and MA in Economics from the Higher School of Economics (HSE) and MA in Economics from the New Economic School (NES) in Moscow and her Ph.D. in Economics at Stanford University.

Research

Selected Accepted Journal Articles

Arefeva, A. & Meng, D. (2021). Revealing Information in Auctions: the Optimal Auction versus the Second-Price Auction Economic Letters

Working Papers

Arefeva, A. & Arefyev, N. (2021). Conventional Monetary Policy Re-Estimated

Arefeva, A. (2020). How Auctions Amplify House-Price Fluctuations

Arefeva, A. & Davis, M. & Ghent, A. & Park, M. (2020). Job Growth from Opportunity Zones

Presentations

2021 AREUEA National Conference (2021) Job Growth from Opportunity Zones

10th European Meeting of the Urban Economics Association (2021) Job Growth of Opportunity Zones

2021 AREUEA-ASSA Conference (2021) Information Disclosure in Housing Auctions

ASSA 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting (2021) Job Growth from Opportunity Zones

Baruch College Seminar Series (2020) Job Growth from Opportunity Zones

CEP/Geography Urban and Regional Economics Seminar (2020) Job Growth from Opportunity Zones

National University of Singapore Virtual Seminar (2020) Job Growth from Opportunity Zones

Rays of Research Workshop (2020) Job Growth from Opportunity Zones

12th ReCapNet Conference: Global Trends and Real Estate (2020) How Auctions Amplify House-Price Fluctuations

Rutgers Business School Seminar (2020) Job Growth from Opportunity Zones

American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Virtual Seminar (2020) Job Growth from Opportunity Zones

University of California - Santa Cruz, Economics Department, Microeconomics Seminar (2020) Job Growth from Opportunity Zones

Urban Economic Association (2020) Job Growth from Opportunity Zones

Virtual Workshop on Topics in Regional and Urban Economics: China, Asia, and Beyond (2020) Job Growth from Opportunity Zones

Econometric Society Virtual World Congress (2020) How to Set a Deadline for Auctioning a House

European Economic Association (2020) How to Set a Deadline for Auctioning a House

Stockholm Business School Seminar (2020) How to Set a Deadline for Auctioning a House

American Economic Association (ARUEA) (2020) How Auctions Amplify House-Price Fluctuations

Urban Economic Association (2019) How Auctions Amplify House-Price Fluctuations

European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE) (2019) How to Set a Deadline for Auctioning a House

CEBRA Annual Meeting at Columbia University (2019) How Auctions Amplify House-Price Fluctuations

AREUEA International Conference (2019) How Auctions Amplify House-Price Fluctuations

Mid-Continent Regional Science Association Conference (2019) How Auctions Amplify House-Price Fluctuations

Summer Real Estate Research Symposium (pre-WFA) (2019) How Auctions Amplify House-Price Fluctuations

Southwestern Finance Association Conference (2019) How to Set a Deadline for Auctioning a House

Teaching

Undergraduate Courses

Urban and Regional Economics (RES 420), Spring 2021.
Nature and structure of urban economies; location of economic activity; economic analysis in an urban framework; principles of urban economic development, housing, transportation, poverty and unemployment and municipal finance. Forecasting of economic activity using census and socioeconomic data. Enroll Info: None

Urban and Regional Economics (RES 420), Spring 2021.
Nature and structure of urban economies; location of economic activity; economic analysis in an urban framework; principles of urban economic development, housing, transportation, poverty and unemployment and municipal finance. Forecasting of economic activity using census and socioeconomic data. Enroll Info: None

Graduate Courses

Ph.D. seminar in Real Estate (RES 765), Spring 2021.