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Peter Colwell

Professor Emeritus of Finance

Education

Ph.D. Wayne State University, 1973.
M.A. Wayne State University, 1969.
B.A. Albion College, 1965.

Positions

Associate Professor, Professor of Finance, University of Illinois, 1977 - 2009
Assistant Professor of Economics, Howard University, 1974 - 1977
Assistant Professor of Real Estate, University of Georgia, 1970 - 1973

Research

Journal Articles

"The Tax-free Exchange of Farmland." P. Colwell, C. Dehring, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 2002


"Tweaking the DiPasquale-Wheaton Model." P. Colwell, Journal of Housing Economics, 2002


"Recreation Demand and Housing Location." P. Colwell, C. Dehring, G. Turnbull, Journal of Urban Economics, 2002


"Coping with Technological Change: The Case of Retail." P. Colwell, M. Ramsland, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 2002


"Optimal Property Management Strategies." P. Colwell, T. Yang, Y. Kung, International Real Estate Review, 2002


"The Effect of Group Homes on Neighborhood Property Values." P. Colwell, C. Dehring, Land Economics, 2002


"Economic Functions of Referrals and Referral Fees." P. Colwell, C. Kahn, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, (23) November: 3 267-296 2001


"Leases, Business Value, and Property Tax." P. Colwell, J. Trefzger, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (15) Winter: 14-16 2001


"Buyer Brokerage: Incentive and Efficiency Implications." P. Colwell, A. Yavas, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, (18) 3 295-297 1999


"Land prices and Land Assembly in the CBD." P. Colwell, H. Munneke, Journal of Real Estate Research, (18) 2 163-180 1999


"Who was first? An examination of an early hedonic study." P. Colwell, G. Dilmore, Land Economics, (75) 4 620-626 1999


"Derivation of Time Value of Money Formulas." P. Colwell, Illinois Real Estate Letter, Spring: 1999


"Vacancy Mangement V: Is Potential Gross Income Overstated." P. Colwell, C. Dehring, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (13) Spring: 2 12-13 1999


"Land Speculators: Urban Sprawl's Unsung Hero." P. Colwell, J. Trefzger, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (13) Spring: 2 12-13 1999


"Venus de Milo vs. the Goddess Durga: The Value of Arms." P. Colwell, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (13) Fall: 3 9-10 1999


"The Edge of Wetness, Investment Decisions: An Economic Tutorial." P. Colwell, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (12) Spring: 2 1998


"Weird Finance." P. Colwell, C. Dehring, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (12) Winter: 1 1998


"A Technical Analysis of the Quality of Real Estate Services." P. Colwell, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (12) Winter: 1 1998


"Vacancy Management IV: Quality of Real Estate Services; A Technical Analysis of the Quality of Real Estate Services." P. Colwell, B. Ambrose, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (12) Winter: 1 1998


"Impact Fees for Financing Schools." P. Colwell, C. Dehring, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (12) Summer: 3 1998


"Blanket Mortgages: Fixed and Variable Release Prices." P. Colwell, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (12) Fall: 4 1998


"Percentage Leases and the Advantages of Regional Malls." P. Colwell, H. Munneke, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (15) 239-252 1998


"Chicago's Office Market: Price Indices, Location, and Time." P. Colwell, H. Munneke, J. Trefzger, Real Estate Economics (Journal of AREUEA), (26) 83-106 1998


"A Primer on Piecewise Parabolic Multiple Regression Analysis via Estimations of Chicago CBD Land Prices." P. Colwell, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, (17) 1 87-97 1998


"Public Land Use Contraints: Lot and House Configuration." P. Colwell, T. Scheu, Journal of Real Estate Research, (16) 2 201-217 1998


"Housing Rent and Occupational Rank in Beijing and Shenyang China." P. Colwell, Y. Gu, Journal of Property Research, (14) 133-143 1997


"Tender Mercies: Efficient and Equitable Land Use Change." P. Colwell, Real Estate Economics (Journal of AREUEA), (25) 4 525-537 1997


"A Note on the Optimal Design of an Office Building." P. Colwell, S. Ebrahim, Journal of Real Estate Research, (14) 163-174 1997


"The Structure of Urban Land Prices." P. Colwell, H. Munneke, Journal of Urban Economics, (14) 321-336 1997


"Ask the Cynical Assessor." P. Colwell, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (11) Winter: 1 1997


"Mortgage Mechanics II: The Graduated Payment Loan." P. Colwell, C. Dehring, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (11) Winter: 1 1997


"Fixing the REIT Problem." P. Colwell, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (11) Winter: 1 1997


"Market Analysis: Illinois Housing Prices." P. Colwell, C. Dehring, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (11) Spring: 2 1997


"Points as the Price of Prepayment Option." P. Colwell, C. Dehring, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (11) Summer: 3 1997


"The Economics of Open Space." P. Colwell, C. Dehring, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (11) Fall: 4 10-13 1997


"Loan Underwriting Rules of Thumb." P. Colwell, J. Trefzger, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (10) Winter: 1 1996


"Nonlinear Effects in Land Valuation." P. Colwell, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (10) Winter: 1 1996


"Problems with Section 8 Rental Assistance: A Response." P. Colwell, C. Dehring, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (10) Winter: 1 1996


"Impact Fees: Some Further Ruminations." P. Colwell, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (10) Winter: 1 1996


"The Malaise Among Appraisers." P. Colwell, J. Trefzger, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (10) Summer: 2 1996


"Ask the Cynical Assessor." P. Colwell, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (10) Summer: 2 1996


"Compensation for Past Land Use Dedication." P. Colwell, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (10) Summer: 2 1996


"Mortgage Mechanics, Part I: The Fixed Rate Mortgage Loan." P. Colwell, C. Dehring, Illinois Real Estate Letter, (10) Summer: 2 1996

 

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