Tingyu Zhou

Dean Gatzlaff Associate Professor of Real Estate
Tingyu Zhou
507 RBA
Academic Specialty
Real Estate

Ph.D. Finance, University of Connecticut (2014) 
M.B.A. Finance, University of Macau (2007) 
B.A. Economics, University of Macau (2004)

Areas of Expertise

Real Estate Economics

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Dr. Tingyu Zhou is the Dean Gatzlaff Associate Professor of Real Estate in the Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Legal Studies at Florida State University’s College of Business. Zhou’s research interests include real estate economics and finance, and she has published research in numerous journals, including Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Economics and Finance, Regional Science and Urban Economics. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Global Chinese Real Estate Congress and associate editor of International Real Estate Review

Zhou earned a B.A. in economics and MBA in finance, both from the University of Macau. Her Ph.D. in finance is from the University of Connecticut.

Selected Published Research
  • Anchoring to Purchase Price and Fundamentals: Application of Salience Theory to Diagnosis of Housing Cycles. 2018. (with John Clapp and Ran Lu-Andrews) Real Estate Economics. Forthcoming.
  • Predicting Accounting Misconduct: The Role of Firm-Level Investor Optimism. 2018. (with Shantaram Hegde) Journal of Business Ethics. Forthcoming.
  • Retail Agglomeration and Competition Externalities: Evidence from US the Openings and Closings of Multiline Department Stores. 2018. (with John Clapp and Stephen Ross) Journal of Business & Economic Statistics. Forthcoming.
  • Can Investors Have More Real Estate to Hold? Evidence from Statistical Properties of Listed REITs versus Listed Non-REIT Property Companies in the USA. 2018. (with John Glascock, Wikrom Prombutr, Ying Zhang) Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. 56, 274-302.
  • Do Principles Pay in Real Estate Crowdfunding? 2017 (with Denis Schweizer) Journal of Portfolio Management. 43 (6) 120-137.
  • An Investigation into the Substitutability of Equity and Mortgage REITs in Real Estate Portfolios. 2017 (with J. Andrew Hansz and Ying Zhang) Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. 54, 338–364.
  • Predicting Risks of Anchor Store Openings and Closings. 2016 (with John Clapp) Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. 52, 449-479.
  • The Location of New Anchor Stores within Metropolitan Areas. 2015 (with John Clapp) Regional Science and Urban Economics 50, 87-107.
  • Expansions and Contractions of Major US Shopping Centers. 2014 (with John Clapp and Katsiaryna Salavei Bardos) Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics 48, 16-56.
  • Herding and Information Based Trading. 2009 (with Rose Neng Lai) Journal of Empirical Finance 16, 388-393.
Honors and Awards

Weimer School of the Homer Hoyt Institute Post Doctoral Honoree (2018)