Prashant Das is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA), and specializes in real estate. At IIMA, he is a member of the Centre for Management in Agriculture, the Misra Center of Financial Markets, and the Center for Transportation and Logistics.
He researches real estate decisions of institutions and households, mortgage financing and securitization, real estate investment trusts (REIT), agricultural land, and hotel assets.
Prashant developed two national-level price indices for India: (1) AgriLand Pricing and (2) Modern Art Pricing.
He is an associate editor of the Journal of Sustainable Real Estate (Taylor & Francis, UK) and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Property Research (Taylor & Francis, UK), and the Journal of Hospitality Financial Management (Taylor & Francis, UK). His research interests include commercial real estate (private equity, REITs, MBS, hotels, and loans), behavioral real estate and sustainability. He has a special interest in real estate markets of India.
Earlier, he served as an Associate Professor of Real Estate Finance and the acting Director of Real Estate, Finance & Economics (REFE) Institute at EHL Lausanne, Switzerland. At EHL, he served on the Academic Board beyond teaching Master’s and Bachelor’s level courses in real estate finance, valuation, and investment.
He has been a visiting faculty at various universities in the US, China, and Romania; and an executive education consultant in India, Switzerland and the UK.
Prashant received his Ph.D. (Business/ Real Estate) from Georgia State University, Atlanta; M.S. (Land Development) from Texas A&M University (College Station, USA) and B.S. (Architecture) from IIT Roorkee (India). Earlier, he served on managerial and engineering roles with several firms/organizations including HCL Infosystems Ltd. and Tata Consultancy Services.
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