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Joachim Zietz

Since 2009 Joachim Zietz is an adjunct professor and research director at the Real Estate Management Institute. In addition to teaching, he is particularly devoted to training and advising graduate students at the institute. From 1979 to 2016 he was a professor of economics at several US universities, and research associate at the Institute for World Economics (Kiel) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (Washington, DC).

As an external consultant, he worked for the World Bank, the OECD and the World Food Program. Several years he was editor of the journal Journal of Economics and Finance.

Areas of Research

Applied microeconomics and econometrics, especially time series models

Current research in Real Estate Economics:

  • Identification of Real Estate Price Bubbles
  • Distributional Consequences of the US Housing Bubble and its Crash
  • The Spatial Correlation of Regional Housing Bubbles
  • Importance and Detection of Non-Linearities and Location in Hedonic Price Regressions

Head of


MBA Management, Full-time
Master in Automotive Management (MSc)
Master in Finance (MSc)
Master in Management (MSc)
Master in Real Estate (MSc)
Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 3
65189 Wiesbaden