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Prof.dr. Dirk Brounen (Full Professor & Associate Dean Research and Development)
Prof.dr. Dirk Brounen
Full Professor & Associate Dean Research and Development
Finance (Behavioural Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Financial Analysis, International Finance, Risk Management), Real Estate (Assessment, Investments, Performance Management)
Prof.dr. Brounen has a dual appointment as Professor of Real Estate at Tilburg University. Half of the week he works on his fundamental research agenda at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM), focusing on topics like; the risk and return of real estate investments, sustainability effects in real estate markets, and the performance of listed real estate markets. The other half of the week, Prof.dr. Brounen translates his academic knowledge into practical application at TIAS, where he is appointed as Vice Dean as of September of 2012. Within the Business School, he has set up the
Real Estate LAB
, an open platform in which academics of Tilburg University can interact with real estate market professionals. The Real Estate LAB is sponsored by; Amvest, FGH Bank, PGGM and PwC.
Before joining Tilburg University, Prof.dr. Brounen graduated at Maastricht University, finished his dissertation work at the University of Amsterdam, spend time as research scholar at Berkeley University, and for the last eight years he worked at RSM Erasmus University in Rotterdam.
Brounen, D., & Kok, N. (2011). On the Economics of Energy Labels in the Housing Markets.
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management
Brounen, D., with A. de Jong and C.G. Koedijk. 2006. Capital Structure Policies in Europe: Survey Evidence. Journal of Banking and Finance 30(5): 1409-1442.
Brounen, D., Kok, N., & Quigley, J. (2012). Residential Energy Use and Conservation: Economics, Demographics, and Standards.
European Economic Review, 56
Brounen, D., Kok, N., Ling, D.C. (2012). An Analysis of Shareholder Composition and Returns in Volatile Markets: The Case of International REITs. Fortcoming in the
Journal of International Money and Finance
Brounen, D., A. de Jong and C.G. Koedijk. 2004. Corporate Finance in Europe; Confronting Theory with Practice. Financial Management 33(4): 71-102.
June 27, 2014
Banks find value in energy-efficient homes
Banks recognize the value of energy-efficient homes, writes the Cobouw real estate newsletter...
June 18, 2014
Parliamentary Inquiry into Housing Corporations
Read some of the contributions by the TIAS researchers who took part in the preliminary investigation for the Parliamentary Inquiry into Housing Corporations...
June 12, 2014
House generates 30 percent less proceeds when sold under execution
The proceeds of house sales under execution in the Netherlands are on average 34 percent under the market price (an average of 58,000 Euro)...
May 27, 2014
Green Energy Label Triggers 2% Price
Research by TIAS shows that the Green Energy Label helps to sell Dutch homes quicker and at a higher price...
May 8, 2014
Webinar: AIFMD: opportunities and consequences for the real-estate market
In upcoming months, real-estate funds will notice the initial consequences of Europe's latest regulation: the AIFM Directive...
April 10, 2014
The financial awareness of the consumer
Dirk Brounen wrote about financial awareness of the consumer in the Congress volume “Perspectives for Real Estate financing”...
April 3, 2014
Webinar: PTA, more than a year later
More than a year later, the question arises: what has been achieved of 28 recommendations of the PTA to improve the real estate surveying process?
March 26, 2014
Higher selling price house thanks to energy label
A favorable energy label increases the transaction price and the selling speed of privately owned homes...
March 14, 2014
Round table discussion on residual debts of home owners
How do residual debts of home owners come about, what can the banks do and what are the solutions?
December 6, 2013
Energy label most popular in non-urban areas
The Energy Label is more popular in non-urban areas than in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Utrecht conglomeration...
November 29, 2013
The influence of the energy policy on energy behaviour in the housing market
In this article Dirk Brounen briefly discuss four studies relating to energy policy for the housing market and the importance of consumer behaviour in this regard...
November 14, 2013
REIT my lips, no more taxes
What have been the effects of the REIT regime on the performance of listed real estate?
October 23, 2013
Webinar: Area-specific development, thinking in terms of options
On Thursday 31 October, Dirk Brounen, Lars Paantjens MRE and Menno Maas discussed thinking in terms of options within area-specific development...
October 3, 2013
Webinar: Real estate investments in 2013, an international view
The risk of investing in real estate was always relatively low, the returns were attractive and competitive, and real estate offered protection against inflation...
September 16, 2013
Homes with an energy label sold 100 days faster
According to studies carried out by TIAS, homes with an energy label required 100 fewer days for a transaction...
August 28, 2013
Webinar: IFRS Update for Real Estate
What will IFRS Lease Accounting signify for the real estate market and when will we start noticing the effects?
July 16, 2013
Growing appreciation for green housing label
The energy label's popularity within the owner-occupied housing market increased during the first quarter of 2013...
June 6, 2013
Webinar: Image of the real estate sector
The real estate sector has been prominent in the media over the past few years, but rarely in a positive sense unfortunately, but to what extent do newspaper headlines actually correspond to what is actually happening in the market?
June 6, 2013
Webinar: Care for real estate
During this live on-site webinar, Dirk Brounen (TIAS School for Business and Society) and Patty Zuidhoek (Triodos Bank) discuss the theory and practice that can allow real estate entrepreneurs to realise new opportunities and ensure improvements in care...
June 5, 2013
Webinar: Cities of the future
The Netherlands needs new forms of cities, both in terms of results for city and country as well as the process towards this...
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