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DR Cristian Badarinza
National University of Singapore
4 Architecture Drive, Singapore 117566

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Dr. Cristian Badarinza is an Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore, a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute of Real Estate Studies, an Associate Fellow with the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance, University of Oxford, and a Network Associate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London.

His research interests are in the areas of residential real estate, household finance and financial economics. Previously, he has been a Postdoctoral Fellow at Saïd Business School, a Research Assistant in the Monetary Policy Research Division of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt am Main, and has obtained a PhD and an MSc in Economics from Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main.

He is part of the Oxford-Harvard-Sloan Initiative for International Comparative Household Finance. This research initiative connects academics from Europe and the US which seek to explore how household financial markets (such as mortgage, pension, and risky asset markets) are set up around the world, and whether there are international best practices that can be established.


Residential real estate, Household finance, Financial economics.


2012: PhD in Economics, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main

2008: MSc in Quantitative Economics, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main

2006: BSc in Business Economics, Academy for Economic Studies, Bucharest


International Comparative Household Finance, with John Y. Campbell and Tarun Ramadorai, March 2016, Annual Review of Economics, forthcoming.

Home Away From Home? Foreign Demand and London House Prices, with Tarun Ramadorai, December 2015, revision requested.

What Calls to ARMs? International Evidence on Interest Rates and the Choice of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages, with John Y. Campbell and Tarun Ramadorai, September 2015, under review.

Long-Run Discounting: Evidence from the UK Leasehold Valuation Tribunal, with Tarun Ramadorai, April 2014.

Understanding Housing Market Spillovers: Migration, Sentiment and Information Acquisition, February 2015

Mortgage Debt and Social Externalities, January 2014.


GEK2013: Real Estate Finance

RE5006: Portfolio and Asset Management

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