Darren K. Hayunga

Assistant Professor

A418 Moore-Rooker Hall
610 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
Phone Numbers
Work 706-542-1365
Email Address
Curriculum vitae


Dr. Hayunga has been with the University of Georgia since 2013. Previously, he was an Associate Professor at the University of Texas Arlington. Dr. Hayunga's research interest include housing economics, real estate markets, financial options, and spatial econometrics. His research is published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, and Journal of Banking and Finance. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Hayunga founded a financial planning firm and practiced as a Certified Financial Planner. He also worked 5 years as a consultant in the IT industry.


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
  • Finance
  • Real Estate
Louisiana State University
  • Information Technology
The College of William and Mary

Research Interests

  • Housing Economics
  • Option pricing
  • Geo-Spatial Economics
  • Real Estate Economics

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
University of Texas Arlington
Associate Professor 2012 to 2013
University of Texas Arlington
Assistant Professor 2006 to 2012

Selected Publications

Journal Articles