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Thomas Davidoff

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First Name:Thomas
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Last Name:Davidoff
RePEc Short-ID:pda697
Terminal Degree:2002 Economics Department; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (from RePEc Genealogy)


Strategy and Business Economics Division
Sauder School of Business
University of British Columbia

Vancouver, Canada
RePEc:edi:paubcca (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Saku Aura & Thomas Davidoff, 2006. "Supply Constraints and Housing Prices," Working Papers 0607, Department of Economics, University of Missouri.
  2. Saku Aura & Thomas Davidoff, 2005. "Optimal Commodity Taxation when Land and Structures must be Taxed at the Same Rate," CESifo Working Paper Series 1522, CESifo.
  3. Thomas Davidoff & Jeffrey R. Brown & Peter A. Diamond, 2003. "Annuities and Individual Welfare," NBER Working Papers 9714, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.


  1. Thomas Davidoff & Gerd M. Welke, 2017. "The Role of Appreciation and Borrower Characteristics in Reverse Mortgage Terminations," Journal of Real Estate Research, American Real Estate Society, vol. 39(1), pages 99-126.
  2. Davidoff, Thomas & Gerhard, Patrick & Post, Thomas, 2017. "Reverse mortgages: What homeowners (don’t) know and how it matters," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 133(C), pages 151-171.
  3. Thomas Davidoff, 2017. "A Review of Volume 5 of the Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, Parts III and IV," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 57(5), pages 713-730, November.
  4. Davidoff, Thomas, 2016. "Supply Constraints Are Not Valid Instrumental Variables for Home Prices Because They Are Correlated With Many Demand Factors," Critical Finance Review, now publishers, vol. 5(2), pages 177-206, December.
  5. Thomas Davidoff, 2015. "Can "High Costs" Justify Weak Demand for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage?," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 28(8), pages 2364-2398.
  6. Thomas Davidoff, 2013. "Supply Elasticity and the Housing Cycle of the 2000s," Real Estate Economics, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, vol. 41(4), pages 793-813, December.
  7. Saku Aura & Thomas Davidoff, 2012. "An Analysis of Constrained Property Taxes in a Simple Optimal Tax Model," CESifo Economic Studies, CESifo, vol. 58(3), pages 525-543, September.
  8. Davidoff, Thomas, 2010. "Home equity commitment and long-term care insurance demand," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 94(1-2), pages 44-49, February.
  9. Davidoff, Thomas, 2010. "What explains Manhattan's declining share of residential construction?," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 94(7-8), pages 508-514, August.
  10. Thomas Davidoff, 2009. "Housing, Health, and Annuities," Journal of Risk & Insurance, The American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 76(1), pages 31-52, March.
  11. Aura, Saku & Davidoff, Thomas, 2008. "Supply constraints and housing prices," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 99(2), pages 275-277, May.
  12. Davidoff, Thomas, 2006. "Labor income, housing prices, and homeownership," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 59(2), pages 209-235, March.
  13. Davidoff, Thomas, 2005. "Income sorting: Measurement and decomposition," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 58(2), pages 289-303, September.
  14. Thomas Davidoff & Jeffrey R. Brown & Peter A. Diamond, 2005. "Annuities and Individual Welfare," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 95(5), pages 1573-1590, December.


  1. Thomas Davidoff, 2010. "Comment on "Demographic Trends, Housing Equity, and the Financial Security of Future Retirees"," NBER Chapters, in: Demography and the Economy, pages 287-292, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 5 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (4) 2005-07-25 2005-09-29 2006-07-28 2006-08-05
  2. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (3) 2005-07-25 2006-07-28 2006-08-05
  3. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2005-07-25 2005-09-29
  4. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (2) 2005-07-25 2005-09-29
  5. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (1) 2005-07-25
  6. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2006-07-28
  7. NEP-CMP: Computational Economics (1) 2003-05-29


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