Position title: Professor and Chair, Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
Timothy Riddiough holds the James A. Graaskamp Chair and is a professor in the Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics at the Wisconsin School of Business. He also currently serves as Department Chair, and previously served as the academic director of the Graaskamp Center for Real Estate from 2004-2009 and from 2014-2017. He is best known for his work on credit risk in mortgage lending, mortgage securitization, real options, REIT investment and corporate finance, and land use regulation. Riddiough is the past recipient of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association best dissertation and best paper awards, and is a fellow at the Homer Hoyt Institute for Advanced Studies and the Real Estate Research Institute. He was President of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association in 2012. Professor Riddiough earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1991 and was a tenured professor at MIT prior to returning to Madison in 2001.