Mike Eriksen

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Mike Eriksen

Associate Professor, Department of Finance, Real Estate, and Insurance and Risk Management

2344 Carl H. Lindner Hall

513-556-5156

Michael Eriksen is an Associate Professor of Real Estate at the University of Cincinnati. He holds a bachelor degree in Economics and Biology from Gonzaga University, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Syracuse University. He was previously on the faculty at the University of Georgia and Texas Tech University. Dr. Eriksen’s research focuses on low-income housing markets, and he has worked on projects concerning the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program, housing vouchers, home safety modifications, and homeownership assistance grants. That research has appeared in the Journal of Public Economics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Journal of Urban Economics, and Real Estate Economics. His work on fall prevention among the elderly won the 2014 best paper on senior housing award sponsored by the National Investment Center for Senior Housing. Michael has received financial support for his research from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. His research has also been featured in It has also been featured or referenced in the Wall Street Journal, Frontline, National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, Money Magazine, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and Moneywatch. He has also presented his research at the Congressional Budget Office, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Government Accountability Office, Urban Institute, American Enterprise Institute, AARP Foundation, and Fannie Mae.

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Research Interest
Real Estate Finance, Urban Economics, Housing Policy

History
Institution: University of Cincinnati
Title: Associate Professor of Real Estate

Institution: UC Real Estate Center
Title: Associate Director

Institution: University of Cincinnati
Title: Assistant Professor of Real Estate
End Date: 2017-08-31

Institution: Texas Tech University
Title: Assistant Professor of Finance
End Date: 2015-08-31

Institution: University of Georgia
Title: Assistant Professor of Real Estate
End Date: 2013-06-30

Institution: Syracuse University
Title: Research Associate
End Date: 2008-12-31

Awards | Honors
Organization: Homer Hoyt Institute for Advances Studies in Real Estate and Urban Economics
Name: Fellow
Year Received: 2019

Organization: Lindner College of Business
Name: Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2017

Organization: Homer Hoyt Institute for Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Urban Economics
Name: Post-Doctoral Honoree
Year Received: 2017

Organization: Mortar Board Society of Texas Tech University
Name: Apple Polishing Award
Year Received: 2015

Organization: National Investment Center for Senior Housing
Name: Best Paper Award on Senior Housing
Year Received: 2014

Organization: University of Georgia
Name: Recognized by Graduating Students for Career Impact
Year Received: 2013

Organization: University of Georgia
Name: Terry-Sanford Research Award
Year Received: 2012

Organization: University of Georgia
Name: University Summer Research Award
Year Received: 2012

Organization: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Name: Lincoln Scholar
Year Received: 2010

Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
Name: 2nd Place, Dissertation Award
Year Received: 2009

Organization: Syracuse University
Name: Maxwell Dissertation Fellowship
Year Received: 2008

Organization: Corporation for National and Community Service
Name: AmeriCorps HELP Award
Year Received: 2003

Organization: Gonzaga University
Name: Lindberg Loyalty Award
Year Received: 2003

Organization: Syracuse University
Name: Maxwell Summer Research Fellowship
Year Received: 2003

Organization: Gonzaga University
Name: Robert Prusch Award for Dinstinction in Biology
Year Received: 2003

Education
Institution: Syracuse University
Location: Syracuse, New York, United States
Major: Real Estate
Dissertation: Supply-Side Housing Subsidies and Savings Programs for the Poor
Completed: 2008
Degree: Ph D

Institution: Syracuse University
Location: Syracuse, New York, United States
Major: Economics, General
Completed: 2006
Degree: MA

Institution: Gonzaga University
Location: Spokane, Washington, United States
Major: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Completed: 2003
Degree: BA

Institution: Gonzaga University
Location: Spokane, Washington, United States
Major: Economics, General
Completed: 2003
Degree: BA

Published Contributions
Jennifer Brown, Mike Eriksen, Nicole Gause, Gene Brody, Jessica Sales,  (2018). Impact of behavioral drug abuse treatment on sexual risk behaviors: An integrative data analysis of eight trials conducted within the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network . Prevention Science, 761-771.

Mike Eriksen, Christopher Cunningham,  (2018). Tax Reform's Effect on Low-Income Housing. Federal Reserve of Atlanta.

Mike Eriksen,  (2017). Difficult Development Areas and the Supply of Subsidized Housing. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 68-80.

Jennifer Brown, Mike Eriksen, Nicole Gause, Gene Brody, Jessica Sales,  (2017). Integrated Data Analysis of Twelve NIDA CTN Treatment Substance Use Treatment Trials:  Baseline HIV Risk Behaviors and Substance Use. Annals of Behavior Medicine.

Mike Eriksen, James Carson,  (2017). A Burning Question:  Does Arson Increase when Local House Prices Decrease?. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 7-34.

Mike Eriksen, Thomas Kniesner, Chris Rohlfs, Ryan Sullivan,  (2016). Toward more general hedonic estimation:  Clarifying the roles of alternative experimental designs with an application to a housing attribute. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 54-62.

Mike Eriksen, Amanda  Ross,  (2015). Housing Vouchers and the Price of Rental Housing. American Economic Journal:  Economic Policy, 24.

Mike Eriksen, Gary Engelhardt, Nadia Greenhalgh-Stanley,  (2015). Home Safety, Accessibility, and Elderly Health:  Evidence from Falls. Journal of Urban Economics, 14-24.

Jennifer Brown, Jessica Sales, Andrea Swartzendruber, Mike Eriksen, Ralph DiClemente, Eve Rose,  (2014). Added benefits:  Reduced depressive symptom levels among African-American female adolescents participating in an HIV prevention intervention . Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 912-920.

Gary Engelhardt, Mike Eriksen, Nadia Greenhalgh-Stanley,  (2013). A Profile of Health and Housing Among Older Americans. Research Institute for Housing America.

Mike Eriksen, Amanda Ross,  (2013). The Impact of Housing Vouchers on Mobility and Neighborhood Attributes. Real Estate Economics, 255-277.

Mike Eriksen, James Kau, Keenan Donald,  (2013). The Impact of Second Loans on Subprime Mortgage Defaults. Real Estate Economics, 858-886.

Mike Eriksen, Stuart Rosenthal,  (2010). Crowd Out, Stigma, and the Effect of Place-based Subsidized Housing. Journal of Public Economics, 953-966.

Mike Eriksen,  (2010). Homeownership Subsidies and the Marriage Decisions of Low-Income Households. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 490-497.

Gary Engelhardt, Mike Eriksen, William Gale, Gregory Mills,  (2010). What are the Social Benefits of Homeownership? Experimental Evidence for Low-Income Households. Journal of Urban Economics, 249-258.

Mike Eriksen,  (2009). The market price of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits. Journal of Urban Economics, 141-149.

Gregory Mills, William Gale, Rhiannon Patterson, Gary Engelhardt, Mike Eriksen, Emil Apostolov,  (2008). Effects of Individual Development Accounts on Asset Purchases and Saving Behavior:  Evidence from a Controlled Experiment. Journal of Public Economics, 1509-1530.

Jennifer Brown, Peter Vanable, Mike Eriksen,  (2008). Computer Assisted Self-Interviews:  A Cost Effectiveness Analysis. Behavior Research Methods, 1-7.

Accepted Contributions
Eriksen, Mike; Fout, Hamilton; Palim, Mark; Rosenblatt, Eric, (Accepted). The Influence of Contract Prices and Relationships on Appraisal Bias . Journal of Urban Economics

Eriksen, Mike; Fout, Hamilton; Palim, Mark; Rosenblatt, Eric, (Accepted). Contract Confirmation Bias: Evidence from Repeat Appraisals . Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics

Mike Eriksen, Bree Lang,  (Accepted). Overview and Proposed Reforms of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program. Regional Science and Urban Economics.

Gary  Engelhardt, Mike Eriksen, Nadia Greenhalgh-Stanley,  (Accepted). The Impact of Employment on Parental Co-Residence. Real Estate Economics.

Presentations
Title: Homeownership at the End of Life
Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
Location: Guangzhou, China
Year: 2018

Title: The Role of Parents on the Homeownership Experience of their Children
Organization: Australian National University
Location: Canberra, Australia
Year: 2018

Title: Home Maintenance Patterns of Older Americans
Organization: AARP Foundation
Location: Washington, DC
Year: 2018

Title: The Influence of Contract Prices and Relationships on Collateral Valuation
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Year: 2018

Title: The Influence of Contract Prices and Relationships on Collateral Valuation
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Year: 2018

Title: The Influence of Contract Prices and Relationships on Collateral Valuation
Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
Location: Philadelphia
Year: 2018

Title: Difficult Development Areas and the Supply of Affordable Housing
Organization: Joint Session of American Economics Association and American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
Location: Chicago, IL
Year: 2017

Title: The Role of Parents on the Home Ownership Experience of their Children:  Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study
Organization: Fannie Mae
Location: Washington, DC
Year: 2017

Title: Confirmation Bias of Collateral
Organization: Homer Hoyt Institute for Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Urban Economics
Location: West Palm Beach, FL
Year: 2017

Title: Difficult Development Areas and the Supply of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Units
Organization: University of California-Los Angeles, Tel Aviv University
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Year: 2016

Title: Difficult Development Areas and the Supply of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Units
Location: Regensberg, Germancy
Year: 2016

Title: Difficult Development Areas and the Supply of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Units
Location: Washington, DC
Year: 2016

Title: Difficult Development Areas and the Supply of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Units
Organization: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Location: Washington, DC
Year: 2016

Title: Where Should We Build Affordable Housing?
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Year: 2016

Title: Explaining how Difficult Development Area Designations Affects the Supply of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Units
Organization: Allied Social Sciences Association / American Real Estate Socieity and Urban Economics
Location: San Francisco, CA
Year: 2016

Title: The Impact of Employment on Parental Co-Residence
Organization: Allied Social Sciences Association / American Real Estate Socieity and Urban Economics
Location: San Francisco, CA
Year: 2016

Title: Employment and the Housing and Living Arrangements of Young Men:  Evidence from the Great Recession
Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
Location: Washington, DC
Year: 2015

Title: Explaining Inter-Regional Differences in the Price-to-Rent Ratio
Organization: American Real Estate Society
Location: Fort Myers, FL
Year: 2015

Title: A Burning Question:  Does Arson Increase when Local House Prices Decrease?
Organization: University of Cincinnati
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Year: 2015

Title: Home Safety, Accessibility, and Elderly Health:  Evidence from Falls
Organization: University of Southern California
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Year: 2015

Title: Home Safety, Accessibility, and Elderly Health:  Evidence from Falls
Organization: Allied Social Sciences Association / American Real Estate Socieity and Urban Economics
Location: Boston, MA
Year: 2015

Title: The Effect of Statewide Tax and Expenditure Limitations on Municipal Debt Attributes
Organization: National Tax Association
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Year: 2014

Title: Successful Housing, Successful Aging
Organization: MacArthur Foundation
Location: Washington, DC
Year: 2014

Title: Higher depressive symptoms are associated with decreased condom use over 36 months among African American female adolescents
Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Location: Atlanta, GA
Year: 2014

Title: Housing Vouchers and the Price of Rental Housing
Organization: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Location: Cambridge, MA
Year: 2014

Title: Home Safety, Accessibility, and Elderly Health:  Evidence from Falls
Organization: American Real Estate Society
Location: San Diego, CA
Year: 2014

Title: Rental Housing for Older Americans:  Overview of Market Demographics and Health Status
Organization: American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
Location: Washington, DC
Year: 2014

Title: Discussion of "Demolition-Forced Moves from Public Housing:  Effects on Youth's Long-Term Employment Outcomes""
Organization: Allied Social Sciences Association / American Real Estate Socieity and Urban Economics
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Year: 2014

Title: Discussion of "Incidence and Price Discrimination:  Evidence from Housing Vouchers"
Organization: Allied Social Sciences Association / American Real Estate Socieity and Urban Economics
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Year: 2014

Title: "Home Safety, Accessibility, and Elderly Health:  Evidence from Falls"
Organization: Urban Economics Association (UEA)
Location: Atlanta, GA
Year: 2013

Title: "Home Safety, Accessibility, and Elderly Health:  Evidence from Falls"
Organization: American Association for Public Policy and Administration (APPAM)
Year: 2013

Title: "Housing Vouchers and the Price of Rental Housing"
Organization: University of Illinois
Location: Urbana, IL
Year: 2013

Title: "Housing Vouchers and the Price of Rental Housing"
Organization: University of Oklahoma
Location: Norman, OK
Year: 2013

Title: "Aging in Place"
Location: Atlanta, GA
Year: 2013

Title: "Burning Down the House:  Moral Hazard and House Prices"
Organization: Risk Theory Society
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Year: 2013

Title: "Housing Voucher and the Price of Rental Housing"
Organization: Texas Tech University
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Year: 2013

Title: "Housing Vouchers and the Price of Rental Housing"
Organization: University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, FL
Year: 2013

Title: "Burning Down the House:  Moral Hazard and House Prices"
Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
Location: San Diego, CA
Year: 2013

Title: "Housing Vouchers and the Price of Rental Housing"
Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics
Location: San Diego, CA
Year: 2013

Title: Burning Down the House:  Moral Hazard and House Prices
Organization: Urban Economics Association
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Year: 2012

Title: Discussant for "Social Interactions and Crime Revisited:  An Investigation Using Individual Offender Data in Dutch Neighborhoods"
Organization: Urban Economics Association
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Year: 2012

Title: discussant for “Transaction-Based Commercial Property Indices”
Organization: University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, FL
Year: 2012

Title: The Impact of Housing Vouchers on Mobility and Neighborhood Attributes
Organization: National Tax Association
Location: New Orleans, LA
Year: 2011

Title: Housing Vouchers and the Price of Rental Housing
Organization: Regional Science Association International
Location: Miami, FL
Year: 2011

Title: Crowd Out Effects of Place-Based Subsidized Rental Housing
Organization: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Location: Cleveland, OH
Year: 2011

Title: discussant for “The Foreclosure Problem is Not Going Away:  Addressing the Issue of Distressed Sales in a Revaluation Cycle”
Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics (AREUEA)
Location: Washington, DC
Year: 2011

Title: discussant for “The Geographic Incidence and Welfare Effects of Federal Tax Reform”
Organization: Lincoln Institute
Location: Cambridge, MA
Year: 2011

Title: discussant for “Bubbles and Busts:  The Role of Supply Elasticity”
Organization: Florida State University
Location: Tallahasse, FL
Year: 2011

Title: "Location Decisions of Housing Voucher Recipients"
Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics
Location: Denver, CO
Year: 2011

Title: The Influence of Simultaneous Second Mortgages on the Default Decisions of Subprime Borrowers
Organization: Allied Social Sciences Association
Location: Denver, Colorado
Year: 2011

Title: The Impact of Neighborhood Attributes on the Earnings of Low-Income Households:  Evidence from a Field Experiment
Organization: Allied Social Sciences Association
Location: Denver, Colorado
Year: 2011

Title: Public Housing Vouchers and Labor Supply:  Evidence from the Welfare-to-Work Housing Voucher Experiment
Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
Location: Atlanta, GA
Year: 2010

Title: "The Market Price of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits"
Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics
Location: Washington, DC
Year: 2009

Title: "Homeownership Incentives and Household Formation:  Evidence for Low-Income Households"
Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics
Location: San Francisco, CA
Year: 2009

Title: Crowd Out and the Effect of Place-Based Subsidized Rental Housing
Organization: North American Regional Science Council
Location: New York, NY
Year: 2008

Title: What are the Social Benefits of Homeownership for the Poor? Evidence from a Field Experiment
Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
Location: New Orleans, LA
Year: 2008

Title: "Neighborhoods, Risk, and the Value of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits"
Location: Savannah, GA
Year: 2007

Title: "The Market Price of Tax Credits:  Evidence from the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program"
Organization: American Real Estate Society
Location: San Francisco, CA
Year: 2007

Title: "Crowd Out, Stigma, and the Effect of Place-based Subsidized Rental Housing"
Organization: American Real Estate and Urban Economics
Location: Chicago, IL
Year: 2007