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Mo Zheng

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About me

Mo Zheng a doctoral student at the Department of Real Estate and Construction Management.

Research Area

My research is within the field of Building and Real Estate Economics, Real Estate Finance such as times series analysis, market forecasting, volatility control and analysis, spatial econometrics using Stata, ArcGIS, SPSS, R and Matlab.  

Academic and Industrial Background

I enrolled in the master's programme of Real Estate and Construction Management in KTH 2009. I found an internship as a Luxury Properties Market Executive in the largest developer in Singapore Far East Organization (FEO) in the Spring of 2011 and suspended my studies. After my internship, I was recommended by the Vice Director of FEO to Citibank Singapore as a Home Financial Services Analyst doing individual mortgage risk control, then worked for United Bank Overseas Ltd. as a Business Financial Manager. In December of 2014, I enrolled in the Center for Banking and Finance, KTH as a PhD candidate. 

  • 2016 October- Current

PhD representative of the doctoral program: The built environment and society: management, economics and law (Samhällsbyggnad: management, ekonomi och juridik), ABE school. 

  • 2018 March - 2019 March

Coordinator of the working-paper series at the Department of Real Estate and Construction Management. 

Current Research Outcome


Zheng, M. (2018). The effects of redlining in Singapore’s red-light district. International Journal of Strategic Property Management, 22(4), 337-347.

Song, Han-Suck, Mats Wilhelmsson, and Mo Zheng. "Buyer’s willingness to pay for dwellings with different orientations." International Journal of Strategic Property Management 23.6 (2019): 450-466.

Journal Submission

“Modelling volatility of real estate returns during different business cycles: An Analysis of the Swedish Real Estate Sector Index”

Author: Han-Suck Song, Mo Zheng (alphabet order)

Submitted to: Studies in Economics and Finance


Pipeline Submission

“Value-at-Risk for House Price Index Returns – an Extreme-Value Theory Approach”

Author: Fredrik Armerin, Han-Suck Song, Mo Zheng (alphabet order)


Conference submission

“The impact of labeled as No Go Zone on local residential housing markets of Stockholm” Abstract acceptance for presentation

European Network for Housing Research

Uppsala, June 26-29, 2018

“Forecasting the volatility, dynamic correlations and spillover effects of Swedish Real Estate Sector Index using univariate and multivariate methods”

Section Presentation

25th annual Conference of the European Real Estate Society

Reading, June 27-30, 2018

“Construction of daily hedonic housing indexes for apartments in Sweden”

Poster presentation

2017 American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) International Conference

Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 3-5, 2017


Second Alto in Kongl. Teknologkören since 2016. 

(Kongl. Teknologkören (KTK) is a student choir of the Student Union, THS, of the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm)