Who can and who cannot afford homeownership?
“Where will our children be able to afford to live?”
Who can and who cannot afford homeownership? Affordable housing is a concern from Toronto to Tel Aviv. Learn about a new standardized measure of housing affordability being developed in Tel Aviv University that controls for the bias in existing affordability measures and see new outcomes on the state of housing affordability inequality that follows in Israel and North America.
Join Wildeboer Dellelce LLP and Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University for breakfast featuring Prof. Danny Ben-Shahar, Director of the Alrov Institute for Real Estate Research in The Coller School of Management at Tel Aviv University – Global TAU.
Date: 2017, 28 June at 7:30–9:00 EDT
About the speaker – Dr. Danny Ben-Shahar is Director of the Alrov Institute for Real Estate Research at Tel Aviv University and a Senior Lecturer at the Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University. His research focuses on irrational behavior in the real estate market and socio-economic issues of housing markets. Among Ben-Shahar’s publications are articles in Economica, Economic Inquiry, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Real Estate 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 has served as a board member in several corporate entities in Israel. Ben-Shahar holds a B.A. in economics from Tel Aviv University and an MBA and a Ph.D. in finance and real estate from the University of California at Berkeley