Dr Yi Wu

Henley Business School, University of Reading

E: y.wu9@henley.reading.ac.uk


Dr Yi Wu is a Lecturer in Real Estate Economics, specialising in housing economics, corporate finance and Proptech. Dr Wu joined Henley Business School from Cass Business School as Lecturer in Real Estate. Dr Wu spent time as a visiting scholar at the University of San Diego and the National University of Singapore and worked for Yuexiu, a Hong Kong based real estate investment trust and CHER AMI Investment Group, a Guangzhou based private fund. Dr Wu was honoured as the Lincoln Young Scholar in 2017. Her publications appear in Real Estate Economics, Applied Economics and the Journal of Risk and Financial Management. She received several grants from City, University of London, University of Reading and EPRA. Currently, she is working on research projects about generational homeownership transitions, housing collaterals, news sentiment by machine learning and property technology (Proptech) ecosystem. She is a regular presenter at major international real estate conferences, including AREUEA conference, UEA Annual conference, ARES annual conference and ERES annual conference. She has good connections with the real estate industry, including Knight Frank, AEW, Co-Star, CBRE, JLL, DATSCHA, and BNP Paribas Real Estate.