Peter Colwell

Peter Colwell

Professor Emeritus of Finance

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340 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-333-1185

pcolwell@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

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

Positions Held

  • 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

Recent Publications

  • Colwell, P., & Ramsland, M. (2002). Coping with Technological Change: The Case of Retail. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics,.
  • Colwell, P., Yang, T., & Kung, Y. (2002). Optimal Property Management Strategies. International Real Estate Review,.
  • Colwell, P., Dehring, C., & Turnbull, G. (2002). Recreation Demand and Housing Location. Journal of Urban Economics,.
  • Colwell, P., & Dehring, C. (2002). The Effect of Group Homes on Neighborhood Property Values. Land Economics,.

Other Publications

Article

  • Colwell, P. (2002). Tweaking the DiPasquale-Wheaton Model. Journal of Housing Economics,.
  • Colwell, P., & Dehring, C. (2002). The Tax-free Exchange of Farmland. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics,.
  • Colwell, P., & Kahn, C. (2001). Economic Functions of Referrals and Referral Fees. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 23 (3), 267-296.
  • Colwell, P., & Trefzger, J. (2001). Leases, Business Value, and Property Tax. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 15 14-16.
  • Colwell, P. (1999). Venus de Milo vs. the Goddess Durga: The Value of Arms. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 13 (3), 9-10.
  • Colwell, P. (1999). Derivation of Time Value of Money Formulas. Illinois Real Estate Letter,.
  • Colwell, P., & Dehring, C. (1999). Vacancy Mangement V: Is Potential Gross Income Overstated. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 13 (2), 12-13.
  • Colwell, P., & Trefzger, J. (1999). Land Speculators: Urban Sprawl's Unsung Hero. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 13 (2), 12-13.
  • Colwell, P., & Dilmore, G. (1999). Who was first? An examination of an early hedonic study. Land Economics, 75 (4), 620-626.
  • Colwell, P., & Munneke, H. (1999). Land prices and Land Assembly in the CBD. Journal of Real Estate Research, 18 (2), 163-180.
  • Colwell, P., & Yavas, A. (1999). Buyer Brokerage: Incentive and Efficiency Implications. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 18 (3), 295-297.
  • Colwell, P. (1998). Blanket Mortgages: Fixed and Variable Release Prices. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 12 (4),
  • Colwell, P., & Dehring, C. (1998). Impact Fees for Financing Schools. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 12 (3),
  • Colwell, P. (1998). The Edge of Wetness, Investment Decisions: An Economic Tutorial. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 12 (2),
  • Colwell, P. (1998). A Primer on Piecewise Parabolic Multiple Regression Analysis via Estimations of Chicago CBD Land Prices. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 17 (1), 87-97.
  • Colwell, P. (1998). A Technical Analysis of the Quality of Real Estate Services. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 12 (1),
  • Colwell, P., & Ambrose, B. (1998). Vacancy Management IV: Quality of Real Estate Services; A Technical Analysis of the Quality of Real Estate Services. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 12 (1),
  • Colwell, P., & Dehring, C. (1998). Weird Finance. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 12 (1),
  • Colwell, P., & Munneke, H. (1998). Percentage Leases and the Advantages of Regional Malls. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 15 239-252.
  • Colwell, P., & Scheu, T. (1998). Public Land Use Contraints: Lot and House Configuration. Journal of Real Estate Research, 16 (2), 201-217.
  • Colwell, P., Munneke, H., & Trefzger, J. (1998). Chicago's Office Market: Price Indices, Location, and Time. Real Estate Economics, 26 83-106.
  • Colwell, P., & Dehring, C. (1997). The Economics of Open Space. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 11 (4), 10-13.
  • Colwell, P., & Dehring, C. (1997). Points as the Price of Prepayment Option. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 11 (3),
  • Colwell, P., & Dehring, C. (1997). Market Analysis: Illinois Housing Prices. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 11 (2),
  • Colwell, P. (1997). Ask the Cynical Assessor. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 11 (1),
  • Colwell, P. (1997). Fixing the REIT Problem. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 11 (1),
  • Colwell, P. (1997). Tender Mercies: Efficient and Equitable Land Use Change. Real Estate Economics, 25 (4), 525-537.
  • Colwell, P., & Dehring, C. (1997). Mortgage Mechanics II: The Graduated Payment Loan. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 11 (1),
  • Colwell, P., & Ebrahim, S. (1997). A Note on the Optimal Design of an Office Building. Journal of Real Estate Research, 14 163-174.
  • Colwell, P., & Gu, Y. (1997). Housing Rent and Occupational Rank in Beijing and Shenyang China. Journal of Property Research, 14 133-143.
  • Colwell, P., & Munneke, H. (1997). The Structure of Urban Land Prices. Journal of Urban Economics, 14 321-336.
  • Colwell, P. (1996). Ask the Cynical Assessor. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 10 (2),
  • Colwell, P. (1996). Compensation for Past Land Use Dedication. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 10 (2),
  • Colwell, P., & Dehring, C. (1996). Mortgage Mechanics, Part I: The Fixed Rate Mortgage Loan. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 10 (2),
  • Colwell, P., & Trefzger, J. (1996). The Malaise Among Appraisers. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 10 (2),
  • Colwell, P. (1996). Impact Fees: Some Further Ruminations. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 10 (1),
  • Colwell, P. (1996). Nonlinear Effects in Land Valuation. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 10 (1),
  • Colwell, P., & Dehring, C. (1996). Problems with Section 8 Rental Assistance: A Response. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 10 (1),
  • Colwell, P., & Trefzger, J. (1996). Loan Underwriting Rules of Thumb. Illinois Real Estate Letter, 10 (1),

Presentation

  • Colwell, P. (2002). Behavioral Real Estate: Bargaining Power and Class in the Office Market. ASSA-AREUEA Meetings.
  • Colwell, P. (2002). Frontage Tax and the Optimally Compact City. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
  • Colwell, P. (2000). Recreation Demand and Housing Location. ASSA-AREUEA Meetings.
  • Colwell, P. (2000). The Impact of Zoning on the Price of Vacant Land: An Endogenous Dummy Variable Approach. ASSA-AREUEA Meetings.
  • Colwell, P. (1999). The Effect of Group Homes on Neighborhood Property Values. ASSA-AREUEA Meetings.
  • Colwell, P. (1999). Who was First? An Examination of the Early Hedonic Study. ASSA-AREUEA Meetings.
  • Colwell, P. (1998). Zoning and Multi-Family Housing. Wisconsin Housing Conference.
  • Colwell, P. (1998). Bundling in the Settlement Services Market and RESPA. Ohio State University Summer Conference.
  • Colwell, P. (1998). Piecewise Parabolic Multiple Regression Analysis. ASSA-AREUEA Meetings.

Contact

340 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-333-1185

pcolwell@illinois.edu

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