Dr Rainer Schulz

Dr Rainer Schulz
Dr Rainer Schulz
Dr Rainer Schulz

Senior Lecturer

Accepting PhDs

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Research Overview

One area of my research interests is the analysis of urban real estate markets with econometric methods. This includes the examination and implementation of automated valuation services using methods from machine learning. The analysis is based on an understanding of the institutional and models from urban economics. Another area of my research is the analysis of  real estate investment vehicles and the fund management industry. I am also interested in the analysis of location choice.

Research Areas

Accepting PhDs

I am currently accepting PhDs in Real Estate.

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Real Estate

Accepting PhDs

Research Specialisms

  • Housing
  • Financial Economics
  • Urban Studies
  • Applied Economics
  • Machine Learning

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.

Current Research

My current research on urban real estate markts includes the examination of list price setting in housing markets and the testing of real option models with data of land transactions. Another recent interdisciplinary research project concerns the business of general practitioners in Scotland and the spatial mismatch that exists between urban and rural areas. My current research on the fund management industry examines the industrial structure of the mutual fund sector. My most recent research examined the teleworking experience and its effect on housing demand.

Past Research

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Knowledge Exchange

I am responsible for the compilation of the Aberdeen Housing Market Report. The report is a joint project of the ASPC and the Centre of Real Estate Reseach at the University of Aberdeen Business School, see https://www.aspc.co.uk/information/house-prices/


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  • Realoptionen und Immobilienbewertung: Eine Umsetzungstudie

    Brenner, S., Schulz, R., Härdle, W.
    Schmalenbachs Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung, vol. 59, no. Dezember, pp. 1002-1028
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Transactions That Did Not Happen and Their Influence on Prices

    Kirman, A., Schulz, R., Hardle, W., Werwatz, A.
    Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 567-591
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Prognose mit nichtparametrischen Verfahren

    Chen, Y., Hardle, W., Schulz, R.
    Physica-Verlag, Heidelberg (eds. Mertens,P;Rässler,S), pp. 113-124, 11 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • A State Space Model for Berlin House Prices: Estimation and Economic Interpretation

    Schulz, R., Werwatz, A.
    The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 37-57
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Multiplicative SARIMA Models

    Chen, R., Schulz, R., Stephan, S.
    In: Computer-Aided Introduction to Econometrics (ed. Rodrigues-Poo,J. M.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 225-254, 29 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
  • Online Prediction of Berlin Single-Family House Prices

    Schulz, R., Sofyan, H., Werwatz, A., Witzel, R.
    Computational Statistics, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 449-462
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Property Valuation Techniques in Germany: An Empirical Analysis

    Schulz, R.
    Journal of the German Statistical Society, vol. 87, no. 4, pp. 425-448
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • A Simple State Space Model of House Prices

    Schulz, R., Werwatz, A.
    In: Applied Quantitative Finance. Theory and Computational Tools (eds. Hardle,W;Kleinow,T;Stahl,G), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 283-307, 24 pages
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters
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