Andrey Pavlov

  • Professor, Finance
  • B.Sc. (Sonoma), M.B.A. (Thunderbird), M.A., Ph.D. (UCLA).

    Burnaby Room: WMC 3331
    Burnaby Phone: 778.782.5835
    Segal Room: SGL 3945
    Segal Phone: 778.782.7922

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    Andrey D. Pavlov specializes in real estate finance at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, where he is professor of finance.  His research is on mortgage-backed securities pricing and commercial and residential market risk management.  He has also worked on the modeling of aggressive lending practices, risk management for publicly traded real estate companies, mortgage and equity securitization, and mortgage default risk.  He earned his Ph.D. from the Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles (1999) and was a visiting Associate Professor of Real Estate at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania during the 2006 – 2008 period.  Since then he has continuously taught real estate finance for numerous Wharton Executive Education programs.  He is a fellow of the Zinman Real Estate Center at UCLA, a winner of the Homer Hoyt Advanced Studies Institute Best Dissertation Award (2000), and a post-doctoral honoree of the Homer Hoyt Advanced Studies Institute (2005).  Professor Pavlov has a wide range of academic and industry- oriented publications.  He is a member of the editorial boards of Real Estate Economics and the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics.  He is a sought-after speaker, author, and consultant for both the public and private sectors.  He has recently consulted for the U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, major mortgage lenders, banks, insurers, and hedge funds. 

    Research Interests

    Real estate market modeling for the purpose of MBS pricing and risk management, mortgage prepayment and default analysis, Impact of mortgage lending on real estate property markets

    Selected Publications

    Articles and Reports

    Pavlov, A. D., Steiner, E., & Wachter, S. (2018). The consequences of REIT index membership for return patterns. Real Estate Economics, 46(1), 210-250.

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