Professor and Department Head
Department of Finance
Building & Room:
University Hall 2100
601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607
Daniel McMillen is Professor of Finance at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He served as co-editor of Regional Science and Urban Economics from 2007 – 2017, and as President of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association in 2017. Since receiving his Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University in 1987, he has been a member of the economics departments at the University of Oregon, Santa Clara University, Tulane University, and the Chicago and Urbana-Champaign campuses of the University of Illinois. He has published widely in real estate, urban economics, housing economics, and related fields. He is a Fellow of the Homer Hoyt Institute and a faculty member of the Homer Hoyt Weimer School, a consultant in the Regional Analysis group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and a Distinguished Fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
“House Prices and School Choice: Evidence from Chicago’s Magnet Schools Proximity Lottery,” Journal of Regional Science 60 (2020), 33-55, with Leonardo Bonilla- Mejía and Esteban Lopez.
“Repeat Sales as a Matching Estimator,” Real Estate Economics 40 (2012), 743-771.
Board of Directors, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
President, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (2017)
Co-Editor, Regional Science and Urban Economics (August 2007 – December 2017)
2019, Walter Isard Award for Scholarly Achievement, Regional Science Association
2019 - present, Faculty Fellow, Homer Hoyt Weimer School
2008, Fellows Award, Regional Science Association International
Ph.D. Economics, Northwestern University, 1987
M.A. Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1982
B.S. Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1981