Eva Steiner

Eva Steiner

  • Assistant Professor
  • Torgalkar Faculty Fellow

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Faculty Expertise

  • Real Estate


School of Hotel Administration



Cornell Directory Entry


Eva Steiner is an Assistant Professor of Real Estate at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. Prior to joining Cornell, she was an assistant professor of real estate at the University of Cambridge, UK, where she taught undergraduate- and graduate-level real estate finance and econometrics. Professor Steiner's research interests include real estate finance and economics. Professor Steiner's research has been published in Real Estate Economics and the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, among others. She regularly contributes to academic and industry seminars and conferences. Her work has been recognized through a number of international honors and awards (e.g., from the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association), and has attracted sponsorship from academic and industry-related sources, such as the Real Estate Research Institute. Professor Steiner received her BA from the University of Heilbronn, Germany, and her MPhil and PhD degrees from the University of Cambridge.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Distinguished Research Prize (2017) AREUEA-NAREIT Research Conference
  • Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance, Research Fellow (2016) University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Excellence in Real Estate Research for Doctoral Thesis (2015) Aareal Bank (Germany)
  • Best Doctoral Student Paper (2012) AREUEA International Conference
  • Best Paper on Real Estate Investment (2010) European Real Estate Association

Recent Courses

  • HADM 4271/HADM 6271 - Investment in Real Estate Securities and Funds
  • HADM 3210 - Principles of Hospitality Real Estate

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, 2014
  • PhM Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, 2008
  • BA University of Heilbronn, 2006