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Jarjisu  Sa-Aadu

Jarjisu Sa-Aadu Finance

Professor
Chester A. Phillips Professor of Business Finance and Real Estate
319-335-0930
jsa-aadu@uiowa.edu
S272  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • PhD in Finance and Real Estate, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980
  • MBA in Finance and Real Estate, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1976
  • BS in Economics, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 1973

Expertise

  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Mortgage Choice and Mortgage Pricing
  • Real Estate Finance and Investments
  • Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs)
  • Structured Finance/Asset-backed securitization

Awards

  • Regents Award for Faculty Excellence, University of Iowa, August 2006
  • Dean's Teaching Award, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, May 2006
  • Editor of Special Issue of Journal of Real Estate Research, The American Real Estate Society, April 1998
  • Outstanding Contribution as Co-Editor, American Real Estate Society, March 1996
  • Homer Hoyt Post Doctoral Award, Weimer School for Advanced Studies in Real Estate, January 1989
  • Old Gold Fellowship, University of Iowa, June 1987
  • Louisiana State Research Grant, Louisiana State University, September 1986
  • Old Gold Fellowship, University of Iowa, August 1983
  • Old Gold Fellowship, University of Iowa, August 1982

Selected Publications

Working Papers

      Other Work

        Current & Prior Positions

        • Visiting Professor of Finance, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 2006 - Present
        • Professor of Finance, The University of Iowa, 1994 - Present
        • Associate Dean, School of Management, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, June 2008 - May 2013
        • Visiting Professor of Finance and Real Estate, Hanken School of Bsuiness, Helsinki, Finland, 2004 - 2011
        • Visiting Professior of Finance and Real Estate, City University of Hong Kong, 2000 - 2006
        • DEO, Department of Finance, The University of Iowa, July 1982 - June 2004
        • Associate Professor, The University of Iowa, August 1988 - July 1994
        • Associate Professor of Finance and Real Estate, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, August 1988 - August 1990
        • Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, August 1986 - May 1987
        • Assistant Professor of Finance, The University of Iowa, August 1981 - May 1987
        • Business Specialist, Small Business Development Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, August 1979 - July 1981
        • Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, August 1977 - July 1979
        • Teaching Assistant, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, September 1973 - July 1974

        Review and Editorial Work

        • Referee, Real Estate Economics, 2003 - current
        • Referee, National Science Foundation, 2006

        Professional Affiliations

        • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Housing Studies, 2001 - current
        • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Housing Research, 1998 - current
        • Editorial Board Member, Real Estate Economics, 1992 - current
        • Review Panels, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 1982 - current

        Presentations

        • REIT Stock Volatility during the Financial Crisis, Allied Social Sciences Association (ASSA)/American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA), January 2013, San Diego, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, San Diego, California, January 2013
        • The Future of Global Real Estate Investments in the Next decade, National Chenghu University Real Estate Conference, National Chenghu University, Taipei, Taiwan, July 2012
        • Explaining REIT Stock Price Volatility, Asian Real Estate Society and American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association Joint International Conference, Jeju, South Korea, July 2011, Asian Real Estate Society and American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, Jeju, South Korea, July 2011
        • Developing Financial Stability in Turbulent Real Estate Markets, Asian Finance Association Annual Meeting, Macau, SAR, Asian Finance Association, Macau, SAR, July 2010
        • A Decade of Living Dangerously: The Causes and Consequences of the Subprime Mortgage Financial Crisis, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, Kumasi, Ghana, June 2009
        • A Decade of Living Dangerously: The Causes and Consequences of the Mortgage and Financial Crises, Allied Social Science Association Meetings, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, San Francisco, CA, January 2009
        • A Decade of Living Dangerously: The Causes and Consequences of the Mortgage and Financial Crises, Subprime Housing Crisis Symposium, Iowa City, IA, October 2008
        • Perspective on the U.S. Subprime Mortgage Crisis and the Financial Contagion: Lessons and Implications for Mortgage and Financial Markets Development in Africa, The Annual General Meetings of Shelter Afrique, Shelter Afrique , Lome, Togo, June 2008

        Committees and Professional Service

        • Dean Advisory Committee, 2006-current
        • Diversity Committee, 2006-current
        • Honorary Degree Selection Committee, 2006-current
        • Commitee on the Selction of Central Academic Officials, 2005-current
        • Fauclty Senate, 2005-current
        • Presidential Search Committee, 2007