V. Carlos Slawson, Jr., Ph.D., holds the Latter & Blum Distinguished Professorship
in Real Estate and is Professor of Finance at the E. J. Ourso College of Business
at Louisiana State University. He arrived at LSU in 1995 and served as department
chair from 2007 to 2015. He has published in Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real
Estate Finance and Economics, Economic Inquiry, and other real estate and economics
academic journals. His recent research involves modeling single-family residential
securitizations. In 2018 at home plate in Alex Box Stadium, he received the Jacobs
Professor of Excellence Award, which is presented by LSU's Cox Communications Academic
Center for Student-Athletes.
Dombrowski, T., Pace, R., Ratnadiwakara, D., and Slawson, Jr., V. (2020). "Deductible
Choice in Flood Insurance: Who Chooses the Maximum?". Journal of Housing Research,
Slawson, Jr., V., Kau, J. B., Keenan, D. c., and Lyubimov, C. (2012). Asymmetric Information
in the Subprime Mortgage Market . Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics.
Slawson, Jr., V., Kau, J. B., Keenan, D. c., and Lyubimov, C. (2011). Subprime Mortgages
and Default . Journal of Urban Economics.
Barondes, R. de R. and Slawson, Jr., V. Carlos (2006). Examining Compliance with Fiduciary
Duties: A Study of Real Estate Agents. Oregon Law Review, 84(3), 681-724.
Sanders, A. B and Slawson, Jr, V. Carlos (2005). Shared Appreciation Mortgages: Lessons
from the UK. Journal Of Housing Economics, 14(3), 178-193.
Kau, J. B and Slawson, Jr., V. (2002). Frictions, Heterogeneity, and Optimality in
Mortgage Modeling. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 24(3), 239-260.
McDonald, C. G and Slawson, Jr, V. Carlos (2002). Reputation in an Internet Auction
Market. Economic Inquiry, 40(3), 633-650.
Kelly, A. and Slawson, Jr., V. (2001). Time-Varying Mortgage Prepayment Penalties.
Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 23(2), 235-254.
Munneke, H. J. and Slawson, Jr., V. (1999). A Housing Price Model with Endogenous
Externally Location: A Study of Mobile Home Parks. Journal of Real Estate Finance
and Economics, 19(2), 113-131.
Hilliard, J. E., Kau, J. B., and Slawson, Jr., V. (1998). Valuing Prepayment and Default
in a Fixed-Rate Mortgage: A Bivariate Binomial Options Pricing Technique. Real Estate
Economics, 26(3), 431-468.
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