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Professor Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh's research on the impact of out-of-town real estate buyers on cities is spotlighted

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Excerpt from The New York Times -- "Across an entire city, those costs outweigh the benefits of foreign investment, according to two finance professors, Jack Favilukis of the University of British Columbia and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh of New York University. They modeled what happens when a market like New York City is shocked by an inflow of absentee out-of-town buyers. ... 'And then there are costs that are harder to quantify,' Professor Van Nieuwerburgh said. 'The texture of the city, the socioeconomic makeup of the city, is changing.'"

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