Academic profile

 

Daniel Ruf is Assistant Professor of Real Estate Economics and Finance at the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge. His research focuses on real estate finance, commercial real estate, and spatial econometrics.

 

Before joining the Department of Land Economy in October 2023, Daniel Ruf was Assistant Professor of Real Estate Finance at the Goethe University Frankfurt in Germany. He received his PhD in Finance and Economics from the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland.

 

He has published several research articles in academic journals, such as Real Estate Economics and the Journal of Banking and Finance. For his research, he received financial support from the prestigious Real Estate Research Institute (RERI) and the German Research Foundation (DFG).

 

 

 

Teaching

 

Paper 15: Advanced Techniques in Finance and Investment for Real Estate

 


 

Research interests

 

His primary research interests are in the field of real estate finance, focusing on housing as a financial asset class, commercial real estate, the interconnectedness of real estate markets, and spatial econometrics.

 

Publications

 

Lotz, M., Ruf, D., and J. Strobel (2023): “Uncertainty Premia in REIT Returns”, Real Estate Economics 51(2):372-407. https://doi.org/10.1111/1540-6229.12423

 

Füss, R. and D. Ruf (2022): “Information Precision and Return Co-Movements in Private Commercial Real Estate Markets”, Journal of Banking and Finance, 138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2022.106402

 

Füss, R. and D. Ruf (2022): “Bank Systemic Risk Exposure and Office Market Interconnectedness”, Journal of Banking and Finance, 133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2021.106311

 


 

Category/Classification

 

Real Estate Finance, Commercial Real Estate, Housing Markets, Spatial Econometrics