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George Gau

George Gau
george.gau@mccombs.utexas.edu
GSB 5.167 (512-471-6612)

Professor

Department
Finance

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Biography

Gau, George W. George S. Watson Centennial Professor in Real Estate and J. Ludwig Mosle Centennial Memorial Professor in Investments and Money Management, Department of Finance. From 2002 to 2008 he served as Dean of the McCombs School of Business. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. His research and teaching interests include real estate finance and investment and real estate equity and mortgage markets.

Publications

Ko Wang, John Erickson, George W. Gau, and Su Han Chan. 1995. Market Microstructure and Real Estate Returns. Real Estate Economics 23, 85-100.
Su Han Chang, George W. Gau, and Ko Wang. 1995. Stock-Market Reaction to Capital Investment Decisions: Evidence from Business Relocations. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 30, 81-100.
George W. Gau, Tsong-Yue Lai, and Ko Wang. 1994. A Further Discussion of Optimal Comparable Selection and Weighting and a Response to Green. American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal 22, 653-663.
George W. Gau and Ko Wang. 1994. The Tax-Induced Holding Periods of Real Estate Investors: Theory and Empirical Evidence. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics 8, 71-85.
Ko Wang, John Erickson, and George W. Gau. 1993. Dividend Policies and Dividend Announcement Effects of Real Estate Investment Trusts. American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal 21, 185-201.
Ko Wang, Su Han Chan, and George W. Gau. 1992. Initial Public Offerings of Equity Securities: Anomalous Evidence Using REITs. Journal of Financial Economics 31, 381-410.
George W. Gau, Tsong-Yue Lai, and Ko Wang. 1992. Optimal Comparable Selection and Weighting in Real Property Valuation: An Extension. American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal 20, 107-123.
George W. Gau and Ko Wang. 1991. A Further Examination of Appraisal Data and the Potential Bias in Real Estate Return Indexes: Reply. American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal 19, 113-116.
George W. Gau and Ko Wang. 1990. A Further Examination of Appraisal Data and the Potential Bias in Real Estate Return Indexes. American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal 18, 40-48.
George W. Gau and Ko Wang. 1990. Capital Structure Decisions in Real Estate Investment. American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal 18, 501-521.
George W. Gau. 1987. Efficient Real Estate Markets: Paradox or Paradigm. American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal 15, 1-12.
George W. Gau. 1987. Evaluating the Investment Performance of Real Estate Funds. Real Estate Journal.
George W. Gau. 1986. Commentary on Prescription or Pedagogy? An Analysis of Portfolio Models of Flour Mill Hedging in the U.S., in Proceedings of the First Canadian International Futures Research Seminar, Canadian Securities Institute.
George W. Gau. 1986. Impact of Creative Financing on the Market Prices of Apartment and Commercial Properties. Property Tax Journal 5, 203-218.
George W. Gau. 1985. Public Information and Abnormal Returns in Real Estate Investment. American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal 13, 15-31.
George W. Gau. 1985. The Role of Canadian Pension Funds in Real Estate Markets. Resource: Canadian Journal of Real Estate.
Dennis R. Capozza and George W. Gau. 1984. Mortgage Rate Insurance and the Canadian Mortgage Market. Canadian Public Policy 10, 296-304.
Dennis R. Capozza and George W. Gau. 1984. The Pricing and Implementation of Mortgage Rate Insurance. Housing Finance Review 3, 393-404.
George W. Gau. 1984. Weak Form Tests of the Efficiency of Real Estate Investment Markets. Financial Review 19, 301-320.
George W. Gau and Michael A. Goldberg. 1983. Interest Rate Risk, Residential Mortgages and Financial Futures Markets. American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal 11, 445-461.
Dennis R. Capozza and George W. Gau. 1983. New Interest Rate Options. Mortgage Banking 43, 63-68.
George W. Gau and Michael A. Goldberg, eds. 1983. North American Housing Markets into the Twenty-First Century. Cambridge, MA: Ballinger Publishing Company.
Dennis R. Capozza and George W. Gau. 1983. Optimal Mortgage Instrument Designs, in North American Housing Markets into the Twenty-First Century, George W. Gau and Michael A. Goldberg, eds. Cambridge, MA: Ballinger Publishing Company.
George W. Gau and Michael A. Goldberg. 1983. The Future of North American Housing Markets, in North American Housing Markets into the Twenty-First Century, George W. Gau and Michael A. Goldberg, eds. Cambridge, MA: Ballinger Publishing Company.
George W. Gau. 1982. Equity Participations and Residential Mortgage Finance, in Proceedings of Symposium on Mortgage Instruments for 1980s,
George W. Gau. 1982. Real Estate Investment Returns: Implications for Management. Journal of Property Management 47, 10-11.
George W. Gau and Daniel B. Kohlhepp. 1980. Financial Planning and Management of Real Estate Developments. Financial Management 9, 46-52.
George W. Gau. 1980. Renewal Interest Rates and Mortgage Defaults. Canadian Mortgage Market Review.
George W. Gau and Daniel B. Kohlhepp. 1979. Alternative Estimation Methods for Reduced Form Price Equations Under Conditions of Multicollinearity: Reply. American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal 7, 437-441.
George W. Gau. 1979. Default of Risk and Residential Mortgages. Toronto, ON: Real Estate Institute of Canada.
George W. Gau. 1978. A Note on the Assessment of the Results in a Discriminant Analysis. Decision Sciences 9, 341-345.
George W. Gau. 1978. A Taxonomic Model for the Risk-Rating of Residential Mortgages. Journal of Business 51, 687-706.
George W. Gau and Daniel B. Kohlhepp. 1978. Multicollinearity and Reduced-Form Price Equations for Residential Markets: An Evaluation of Alternative Estimation Methods. American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal 6, 50-60.
George W. Gau. 1978. The Demand for Graduated Payment Mortgages and the Issue of Consumer Safeguards for AMIs, in Proceedings of Alternative Mortgage Instruments Conference,
George W. Gau and Daniel B. Kohlhepp. 1978. The Estimation of Equity Yield Rates Based on Capital Market Returns. Real Estate Appraiser and Analyst 44, 33-39.
George W. Gau and Daniel B. Kohlhepp. 1977. Residential Market Segmentation and the Prediction of Real Estate Values. Journal of Midwest Finance Association 6, 39-54.
George W. Gau and Daniel B. Kohlhepp. 1976. Reinvestment Rates and the Sensitivity of Rates of Return in Real Estate Investment. American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Journal 4, 69-83.

Professional Awards

Research Award of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association1990

Teaching Awards

CBA Foundation Advisory Council Award for Teaching Innovation1994
Teaching Excellence Award, University of British Columbia1984

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