Andra Ghent

Associate Professor at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Andra Ghent is an Associate Professor at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School and the Leonard Wood Center for Real Estate. She was previously the Lorin and Marjorie Tiefenthaler Professor in Real Estate and an Associate Professor in Real Estate & Urban Land Economics at the Wisconsin School of Business in the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Ghent has taught real estate finance, real estate capital markets, and investment strategies in property markets at Baruch College, Arizona State University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She also served as visiting scholar to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Dr. Ghent’s research interests include real estate finance, financial intermediation, and household finance. She has published articles in the Review of Economic Studies, Management Science, Real Estate Economics, Real Estate and Urban Economics, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Money, Credit & Banking, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Urban Economics, and the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.

Dr. Ghent has received numerous awards for her research, including a research award from the Tommy. G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership and multiple grants from the Real Estate Research Institute. She has also served as a consultant for Research Institute for Housing America.

She holds a B.A. in economics from the University of British Columbia, an M.A. in economics from the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California – San Diego.

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