Wisconsin School of Business

Moussa Diop

Assistant Professor - Real Estate & Urban Land Economics

Moussa Diop has a Ph.D. in business administration at Penn State University. He has taught courses in real estate finance, analysis of real estate markets, and real estate capital markets. Before earning his Ph.D., Diop was vice president of corporate banking and structured trade finance at HSBC Bank. He also worked as a senior consultant at Ernst & Young. Diop’s research interests include rental markets, real estate finance and mortgage securitization, corporate real estate, and international real estate investment.
 

Selected Accepted Journal Articles


Ambrose, B. & Diop, M. & DLima, W. & Thibodeau, M. (2018). Risk and Performance of Mutual Funds' Securitized Mortgage Investments. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics
Conklin, J. & Diop, M. & Le, T. & DLima, W. (2018). The Importance of Originator-Servicer Affiliation in Loan Renegotiation. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics
Conklin, J. & Diop, M. & LI, H. (2017). Contact High: The External Effects of Retail Marijuana Establishments on House Prices. Real Estate Economics

Selected Published Journal Articles


Diop, M. (2018). Real Estate Investments, Product Market Competition and Stock Returns. Real Estate Economics (46), 291-333.
Conklin, J. & Diop, M. & Qiu , M. (2018). How Do Firms Finance Non-Primary Investments? Evidence from REITs. Real Estate Economics (46), 120-159.
Ambrose, B. & Diop, M. & Yoshida, J. (2017). Product Market Competition and Corporate Real Estate Investment Under Demand Uncertainty. Real Estate Economics (45), 521-590.
Lanza, S. & Miceli, T. & Sirmans, C. & Diop, M. (2013). The Use of Eminent Domain for Economic Development in the Era of Kelo. Economic Development Quarterly (27), 352-362.

Selected Submitted Journal Articles


Coulson, E. & Conklin, J. & Diop, M. & Le, T. (2018). Competition and Appraisal Inflation. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics

Presentations


Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Georgia State University Real Estate Finance Conference, Atlanta ( 2017 ) Information Asymmetry in Private-Label Mortgage Securitization: Evidence from Allocations to Affiliated Funds

AREUEA Annual Conference ( 2017 ) Information Asymmetry, Regulations, and Equilibrium Outcomes: Theory and Evidence from the Rental Housing Market

AREUEA National Conference, ( 2016 ) Asymmetric Information in Loan Renegotiation: The Importance of Originator-Servicer Affiliation

( 2016 ) Asymmetric Information in Loan Renegotiation: The Importance of Originator-Servicer Affiliation

Homer Hoyt ( 2016 ) Information Asymmetry, Regulations, and Equilibrium Outcomes: Theory and Evidence from the Rental Housing Market

University of Cambridge, FSU, and NSU Real Estate Finance and Investment Symposium ( 2016 ) nformation Asymmetry, Regulations, and Equilibrium Outcomes: Theory and Evidence from the Rental Housing Market

Wisconsin Business School Research Blitz ( 2016 ) Asymmetric Information in Loan Renegotiation: The Importance of Originator-Servicer Affiliation

HULM, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago ( 2014 ) Product Market Competition and Real Estate Investment under Demand Uncertainty

FSU/UF Real Estate Research Symposium, University of Florida ( 2013 ) Real Estate Investments, Product Market Competition, and Stock Returns


Undergraduate Courses


Analysis of Real Estate Markets,
Course DescriptionReal Estate Market Analysis, Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Finance and Investment Analysis (Taught at Penn State)
(RES 420), Fall 2010.

Real Estate Market Analysis
Course DescriptionTaught at Penn State
(RES 420), Fall 2009.

Real Estate Finance
Course DescriptionFundamentals of real estate finance; sources of funds, alternative financing instruments, and mortgage securitization; analysis emphasizing cash flow projections, yield and risk for residential and commercial real estate; pricing of mortgage securities.
(RES 410 Section 001), Spring 2015.

Real Estate Finance
Course DescriptionFundamentals of real estate finance; sources of funds, alternative financing instruments, and mortgage securitization; analysis emphasizing cash flow projections, yield and risk for residential and commercial real estate; pricing of mortgage securities.
(RES 410 Section 002), Spring 2015.

Real Estate Finance (RES/RES 410 Section 001), Fall 2013. Download Syllabus

Principles of Microeconomics
Course DescriptionTaught at Uconn
(ECO/FIN 112), Spring 2007.

Principles of Macroeconomics
Course DescriptionTaught at Uconn
(ECO/FIN 111), Spring 2008.



Graduate Courses


Commercial Real Estate Finance
Course DescriptionThis is a capstone course focused on advanced topics in commercial real estate finance. The course is broken into three parts: 1) Financial Derivatives, 2) Risk Management, and 3) Structured Finance. Lectures will address relevant topic areas and develop
(RES 770 Section 001), Spring 2015.



Editorial and Reviewing Activities


Regional Science of Urban Economics - Since January 2017
Invited Manuscript Reviewer

Review of Financial Studies - Since January 2017
Invited Manuscript Reviewer

Housing Policy Debate - Since January 2016
Invited Manuscript Reviewer

Real Estate Economics - Since January 2015
Invited Manuscript Reviewer

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics - Since January 2015
Invited Manuscript Reviewer


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Moussa Diop

 
Assistant Professor | Real Estate & Urban Land Economics
(608) 262-3409
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