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Darren K. Hayunga

Associate Professor

Dr. Hayunga has been with the University of Georgia since 2013. Previously, he was an Associate Professor at the University of Texas Arlington. Dr. Hayunga's research interest include housing economics, real estate markets, financial options, and spatial econometrics. His research is published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Critical Finance Review, and Journal of Banking and Finance. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Hayunga founded a financial planning firm and practiced as a Certified Financial Planner. He also worked 5 years as a consultant in the IT industry.

Education:
  • PhD, Finance, Real Estate, Louisiana State University, 2006
  • MBA, Information Technology, The College of William and Mary, 1997
Prior professional positions:
  • University of Texas Arlington, Associate Professor, 2012 to 2013
  • University of Texas Arlington, Assistant Professor, 2006 to 2012
Research Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  • Housing Economics
  • Option pricing
  • Geo-Spatial Economics
  • Real Estate Economics
Selected Publications:

Journal Articles

  • John C. Adams, Darren K. Hayunga, and Sattar Mansi. Scale and Performance in Active Management are Not Negatively Related, Critical Finance Review forthcoming , Darren K. Hayunga, and Sattar Mansi. Scale and Performance in Active Management are Not Negatively Related, Critical Finance Review, forthcoming

  • R. Kelley Pace and Darren K. Hayunga. 2020.   Examining the Information Content of Residuals from Hedonic and Spatial Models using Trees and Forests, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 60(1-2), 170–180.

  • Darren K. Hayunga and Henry J. Munneke. 2020. Examining Both Sides of the Transaction: Bargaining in the Housing Market, Real Estate Economics, 49(2), 663–691.

  • John C. Adams, Darren K. Hayunga, Sattar Mansi, David M. Reeb, and Vincenzo Verardi. 2019.  Identifying and Treating Outliers in Finance, Financial Management 48(2), 345–384.

  • Darren K. Hayunga, R. Kelley Pace, and Shuang Zhu. 2019. Borrower Risk and Housing Price Appreciation, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics 58(4), 544–566.

  • Darren K. Hayunga and R. Kelley Pace. 2019. The Impact of TOM on Transaction Prices in the US Housing Market.  Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics 58(3), 335–365.

  • John C. Adams, Darren K. Hayunga, and Sattar Mansi. 2018. Diseconomies of Scale in the Actively-Managed Mutual Fund Industry: What Do the Outliers in the Data Tell Us? Critical Finance Review 7(2), 273–329.

  • Darren K. Hayunga. 2018. Sales Concessions in the US Housing Market. The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 56(1): 33-75.

  • Darren K. Hayunga and R. Kelley Pace. 2017. List Prices in the US Housing Market. The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 55(2): 155-184.

  • Darren K. Hayunga and Alexander Kolovos. 2016. Geostatistical Space-Time Mapping of House Prices using Bayesian Maximum Entropy. International Journal of Geographic Information Science, 30(12), 2339–2354.

  • Darren K. Hayunga and Peter Lung. 2014. Trading in the Options Market around Financial Analysts' Consensus Revision. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 49(3): 725-747.

  • Darren K. Hayunga, Richard D. Holowczak, Peter P. Lung, and Takeshi Nishikawa. 2012. Derivatives Traders' Reaction to Mispricing in the Underlying Equity. Journal of Banking and Finance, 36: 2438-2454.

  • Darren K. Hayunga and Peter P. Lung. 2011. Explaining Mispricing using the Resale Option and Inflation Illusion. Real Estate Economics, 39(2): 313-344. 

  • Darren K. Hayunga and R. Kelley Pace. 2010. Spatial Statistics Applied to Commercial Real Estate. The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 41(2): 103-125.
Editorial appointments:

The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics

Articles Featuring Darren K. Hayunga