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Associate Professor Isil Erol
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Banking, Finance and Investment, Applied Economics, Other Built Environment and Design
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PhD (University of Cambridge)


Property Economics, Housing finance, Publicly traded property companies, REITs, Mortgage markets and pricing contracts, Financialization of urban redevelopment

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Isil Erol is an Associate Professor of Property at the School of Economics and Finance at the Queensland University of Technology. Professor Erol received her BS in City and Regional Planning (1998), MSc in Economics (2000) from Middle East Technical University, and her MPhil degree in Land Economy (2001) and PhD degree in Real Estate Finance (2004) from the University of Cambridge.

Professor Erol has authored and co-authored publications in journals, edited books, and conference proceedings. Her publications have appeared in the Journal of Housing Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Urban Geography, Journal of Housing and Built Environment, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Applied Economics, Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies, International Real Estate Review, and METU Journal of Faculty of Architecture.


Main Research Areas:

Real estate finance

Housing economics

Mortgage markets

Publicly traded property companies, REITs

Financialization in housing and urban redevelopment


Honors and Scholarships:

2001-2003: Bill Gates – Cambridge Scholarship for the PhD Degree at the University of Cambridge, UK.

2001-2003: Overseas Research Scholarship (ORS), Universities UK, Department of Education and Skills (DfES) for the PhD Degree at the University of Cambridge, UK.

2000-2001: British Chevening and Turkish Education Foundation (TEV) Scholarship for the MPhil Degree at the University of Cambridge, UK.

1993-1998: Honor award for ranking 3rd in the Department of City and Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey.





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