McKay Price, Ph.D., Webster A. Collins and Murray H. Goodman Chair in Real Estate Finance


University of Utah, B.S.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S.
Florida State University, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Real Estate

McKay Price joined the Perella Department of Finance in 2010, holds the Collins-Goodman Chair in Real Estate Finance, and is the Director of the Goodman Center for Real Estate.  He has taught classes in real estate, financial markets and institutions, and corporate finance.  He has also won several teaching awards, presented research at various national and international conferences, and published scholarly articles. Professor Price’s professional experience includes real estate development for Target Corporation in the northeastern U.S. and commercial real estate brokerage in Salt Lake City.


  • The Effects of Conference Call Tones on Market Perceptions of Value Uncertainty
  • Price Signals and Uncertainty in Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Depreciation-Related Capital Gains, Differential Tax Rates, and the Market Value of Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Words versus Deeds: Evidence from Post-Call Manager Trades
  • Conference Call Tone and Stock Returns: Evidence from the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong
  • Do Investors Infer Vocal Cues from CEOs During Quarterly REIT Conference Calls?
  • Determinants of Foreign versus Domestic Real Estate Investment: Property Level Evidence from Listed Real Estate Investment Firms
  • Differences in Conference Call Tones: Managers versus Analysts
  • Do Sophisticated Investors Interpret Earnings Conference Call Tone Differently than Investors at Large? Evidence from Short Sales
  • Governance, Conference Calls and CEO Compensation
  • The Relation between Momentum and Drift: Industry-Level Evidence from Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Pricing of Volatility Risk in REITs
  • Earnings Conference Calls and Stock Returns: The Incremental Informativeness of Textual Tone
  • Earnings Conference Call Content and Stock Price: The Case of REITs
  • Information Uncertainty and the Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift Anomaly: Insights from REITs
  • An Overview of Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs): 1993-2009


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