The Leibniz Network on Real Estate Markets and Capital Markets (ReCapNet) focuses on the interactions between real estate markets and capital markets.
On November 3 – 4, 2016, the eighth conference of the network will take place at ZEW in Mannheim.

The main topic of this year's conference will be "Behavioural Real Estate".

A non-exhaustive list of potential topics:

  • Behavioural biases in decisions on real estate finance
  • Behaviour in buying / selling residential property and market efficiency
  • Individual behavioural characteristics and house prices
  • Strategic default on mortgages
  • Mortgage loans and effectiveness of monetary policy
  • Real estate "bubbles": Identification and consequences for financial stability

Submissions on these and other aspects of the nexus between real estate markets and capital markets are encouraged. Papers will be selected based on a competitive double-blind peer-review process. Contributions by both established as well as junior researchers are welcome.

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  • Shaun Bond
  • Roland Füss
  • Seow Eng Ong
  • Felix Schindler
  • Steffen Sebastian
  • Willi Semmler
  • Eva Steiner
  • Bertram Steininger
  • Martin Weber
  • Peter Westerheide

Please submit full papers to Valid submissions should include:

  • A PDF version of your paper, with any information removed that could personally identify yourself (e.g. file metadata, acknowledgements, references to institutions).
  • Full contact details in the body of the submission email.

Submission deadline: July 15,2016
Notification of Acceptance: August 31,2016

The registration fee is EUR 150 for academic researchers and EUR 250 for professionals. Speakers and discussants may apply for financial support from ZEW to cover travel expenses after notification of acceptance. Accommodation for speakers and discussants will be covered by ZEW. Please do not hesitate to contact the organisers for further information.


03.11.2016 - 04.11.2016

Event Location

ZEW, L 7,1 D-68161 Mannheim


Senior Researcher