V. Carlos Slawson

V. Carlos Slawson Jr.

C. J. Brown Distinguished Professorship in Real Estate
Associate Director, Real Estate Research Institute
Professor, Department of Finance
Professor, Real Estate Research Institute
2927 Business Education Complex North
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6291
Fax: 225-578-6366

Biographical Summary

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.

Education

  • PhD Business Administration / Real Estate, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, 1995
  • BSBA Accounting, University of Southern Mississippi, 1991
  • MBA Business Administration, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, 1992

Selected Research Publications

  • Slawson, Jr., V., Kau, J. B., Keenan, D. c., and Lyubimov, C. (2012). Assymetric 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.
  • Slawson, Jr., V., Lee, M., and Chiang , K. (2010). REIT Excess Dividend and Information Asymmetry: Evidence with Taxable Income . Journal of Property Investment and Finance.
  • 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.

Employed by LSU since

June 5, 1995