Florida International University ranks top for real estate research


The Journal of Real Estate Literature ranked the university’s College of Business first for real estate research.

Florida International University came out on top in a global study.

The Journal of Real Estate Literature ranked the university’s College of Business first for real estate research, according to an FIU press release. It is the first time the university ranks at the top in the study. FIU tied with the National University of Singapore.

The American Real Estate Society runs the Journal of Real Estate Literature. The three-member editorial team includes Eli Beracha, director of the Hollo School of Real Estate. The 24-member editorial board includes FIU Hollo School of Real Estate Prof. Julia Freybote, Fannie Mae Director of Economics Michael LaCour-Little, and National University of Singapore Real Estate Prof. Joseph Ooi.

FIU’s College of Business was also ranked first for the fifth consecutive year for real estate research in the

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Elder-care facilities devastated by the coronavirus pandemic have little hope of a winter reprieve, new research suggests

There are few easy lessons. In many countries, the trend is hard to escape: The larger the coronavirus outbreak in an area, the more deaths elder-care facilities there can expect to see, according to the results of an ongoing transnational research project, which published new data this week.

Across 26 countries, elder-care home residents have accounted for an average of 47 percent of recorded coronavirus deaths, according to data collected by the International Long-Term Care Policy Network, a global collaboration between academics and policymakers.

In some nations, including the United States, the data suggests that roughly 1 in 20 elder-care residents have already died of covid-19 during the pandemic.

“The idea that you could somehow protect the people living in care homes from whatever is going on outside hasn’t worked,” said Adelina Comas-Herrera, a researcher at the London School of Economics and coordinator for the network.

Covid-19 cases are once

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