Prof. Danny Ben-Shahar

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Prof. Danny Ben-Shahar
Phone: 03-6408194
Office: Recanati - Business Administration, 42

Short Biography

Danny Ben-Shahar is a professor of Real Estate Finance at the Faculty of Management at Tel Aviv University and serves as the Director of the Alrov Institute for Real Estate Research. His research includes an analysis of agents’ rational and irrational behavior in the real estate market. Among Ben-Shahar’s publications are articles in Economica, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Realestate Economics, Annals of Regional Science, The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Real Estate Research, and the Journal of Housing Economics. Ben-Shahar is a Weimer School Fellow at the Homer Hoyt Institute in Florida, USA and serves on the editorial boards of several academic journals. In addition, Ben-Shahar serves as a board member in several corporate entities in Israel and is a member of the board of the Israeli Appraisal Association. Ben-Shahar holds a B.A. in economics from Tel Aviv University and an MBA and a Ph.D. in real estate finance from the University of California at Berkeley.

 

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Fields of Research

Real Estate Finance and Economics

Publications

Ben-Shahar, D., and D. Feldman, 2003. Signaling-screening equilibrium in the mortgage market, The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 26:157-178.

 

Ben-Shahar, D., 2004. Productive signaling equilibria and over-maintenance: An application to real estate markets, The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 28:255-271.

 

Ben-Shahar, D., and E. Sulganik, 2005. Can co-owners agree to disagree? A theoretical examination of voting rules in co-ownerships, The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 31(2):207-223.

 

Ben-Shahar, D., 2006. Screening mortgage default risk: A unified theoretical framework. Journal of Real Estate Research, 28(3):215-239.

 

Ben-Shahar,. D., and E. Sulganik, 2008. Partial ordering of unpredictable mobility with welfare implications, Economica, 75:592-614.

 

Ben-Shahar, D., Y. Deng, and E. Sulganik, 2009. Property appraisal in high-rises: A cooperative game theory approach, Journal of Housing Economics, 18:25-33.

 

Ben-Shahar, D., and E. Sulganik, 2009. Fair depreciation: A Shapley value approach, The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, 9 (Issue 1).

 

Arbel, Y., D. Ben-Shahar, and E. Sulganik, 2009. Mean reversion and momentum: Another look at the price-volume correlation in the real estate market, The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 39(3):316-335.

 

Arbel, Y., D. Ben-Shahar, S. Gabriel, and Y. Tobol, 2010. The local cost of terror: Effect of the Second Palestinian Intifada on Jerusalem house prices, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 40:415-426.

 

Ben-Shahar, D., and R. Golan, 2014. Real estate and personality, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 53:111-119.

 

Arbel, Y., D. Ben-Shahar, and S. Gabriel, 2014. Anchoring and housing choice: Results of a natural policy experiment, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 249:68-83.

 

Ben-Shahar, D., and J. Warszawski. Inequality in housing affordability: Measurement and estimation, Urban Studies (forthcoming).

 

Are the disabled less loss averse? New evidence from the housing market (with Y. Arbel and S. Gabriel), Economic Inquiry, 54:1 (2016) pp. 1291-1318.

 

Anchoring under currency substitution: A ratchet price mechanism in the housing market (with R. Golan), Real Estate Economics, 45:4 (2017) pp. 861-897.

 

Housing affordability and inequality: A consumption-adjusted approach (with S. Gabriel and R. Golan), Journal of Housing Economics (forthcoming).

 

Can’t get there from here: Affordability distance to a superstar city (with S. Gabriel and R. Golan), Regional Science and Urban Economics (forthcoming).

 

 

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