James (Jim) B. Kau

Professor Emeritus and former C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry Distinguished Chair in Business Administration 1988-2010

  • Professor Emeritus of Real Estate
Office
285 Brooks Hall
310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602
Phone Numbers
Work 706-542-3805
Email Address

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
PhD
  • Economics
University of Washington
1971
MA
  • Economics
University of Washington
1969
BA
  • Mathematics
University of Washington
1967

Research Interests

  • Real Estate Finance and Investment
  • Urban Economics
  • Housing Economics
  • Real Estate Economics
  • Regional Science
  • Public Choice

Areas of Expertise

  • Option pricing
  • Mortgage valuation
  • Public Choice
  • Regional Science
  • Urban Economics

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
American Heritage Foundation
Adjunct Scholar 1984 to 2014
University of Georgia
C. Herman & Mary Virginia Terry Distinguished Chair of Business Administration 1988 to 2010
UCLA
Visiting Professor 1988 to 1989
University of Georgia
Professor of Real Estate 1980 to 1988
Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco
Visiting Scholar 1985 to 1986
Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco
Adjunct Scholar 1986 to 1986
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
Visiting Scholar 1984 to 1985
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
Adjunct Scholar 1984 to 1985
University of California-Berkeley
Visiting Professor of Finance and Real Estate 1984 to 1985
University of Illinois
Visiting Associate Professor of Finance 1976 to 1977

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
The Pioneer Award is the American Real Estate Society recognition of people who are at the end of their career and have made a lasting contribution to real estate education and research.
American Real Estate Society
2014
George Bloom Service Award
American Real Estate and Urban Economic Association
2013
The Graaskamp Award
American Real Estate Society
2010
Faculty Research Award
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
1978
A Fellow
Homer Hoyt Institute
1978

Editorial Appointments

Position Name of Journal Year(s)
Editor
Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics
1988 - 2014
Editorial Board
Journal of Housing Economics
1997 - 2006
Editor
The Journal of Real Estate Literature
1992 - 2000
Editorial Board
The Journal of Real Estate Research
1992 - 2000
Editorial Board
Journal of Urban Economics
1980 - 1996
Editorial Board
Journal of Regional Science
1984 - 1988
Editor
Real Estate Economics (AREUEA)
1983 - 1987