Xiaolun is a Lecturer in Real Estate Finance at Henley Business School.
Xiaolun’s research combines econometric methods with spatial techniques to study topics on urban economics, real estate, public policy, and applied microeconomics.
Before joining University of Reading, Xiaolun was a PhD candidate at the London School of Economics, where he worked on research projects and taught courses about real estate finance, urban economics, spatial econometrics, and policy evaluation. His works have won research awards such as the Nick Tyrrell Research Prize and have received media coverage such as The Economist. Xiaolun has working experience in leading securities companies and real estate developers.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Economic Geography, 2021, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
Master of Science (MSc) in Real Estate Economics and Finance, 2016, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Economics, 2015, Tongji University, China
Undergraduate Exchange, 2013, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland
This module introduces students to basic financial mathematics and their application for the pricing of equities, bonds, mortgages and real estate assets. Following some introductory material on asset classes and...
Real Estate Finance
The module presents in depth concepts of real estate finance, both theoretically and empirically. It can be seen as an advanced course in corporate finance (funding and valuation) applied to...
- Urban Economics
- Policy Evaluation
- Real Estate Finance
- Land Use Regulation
- Spatial Econometrics